Mike Pompeo defends Trump’s proposed budget cut to State Department

“What they needed wasn’t more money,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said March 11, 2019, in defense of the Trump administration's plan to slash the budget for the State Department and international programs by more than 23 percent.
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“What they needed wasn’t more money,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said March 11, 2019, in defense of the Trump administration's plan to slash the budget for the State Department and international programs by more than 23 percent.

Lindsay Wise is an investigative reporter for McClatchy’s Washington Bureau. Previously, Lindsay worked for six years as the Washington correspondent for McClatchy’s Kansas City Star. Before joining McClatchy in 2012, she worked as a reporter at the Houston Chronicle, where she specialized in coverage of veterans and military issues as well as the city’s Arab and Muslim communities.

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Bryan Lowry covers Kansas and Missouri politics as Washington correspondent for The Kansas City Star. He previously served as Kansas statehouse correspondent for The Wichita Eagle and as The Star’s lead political reporter. Lowry contributed to The Star’s investigation into government secrecy that was a finalist for The Pulitzer Prize.

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