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State Department: Foreign Policy Role Not Diminished Under Trump

March 8, 2017 01:12 PM
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The U.S. State Department held its first, much-anticipated briefing Tuesday since President Donald Trump’s inauguration in January. Acting spokesman Mark Toner, a career officer, fielded questions about reports the president plans to slash the department’s budget and U.S. foreign aid by about 37 percent. VOA State Department Correspondent Cindy Saine has the story.