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Congressman, Senator Concerned About Somalia Aid Cuts

Two members of Congress are expressing concern over President Donald Trump's plan to slash foreign aid as parts of Somalia and nearby countries move closer to famine. Speaking in Minneapolis at a forum on the drought situation in the Horn of Africa, U.S. Representative Tom Emmer (R-Minnesota) said the administration's proposed 31-percent cut in foreign aid would hurt both humanitarian relief efforts and programs to curb terrorism.   “Terrorist groups like al-Shabab have...

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