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Wednesday, December 27, 2017
Trump Administration Announces ‘Significant Reduction’ in United Nations Budget
administration issued a statement
Sunday evening announcing the United States has made a ‘significant reduction,’
in its United Nations budget.
Haley on the United States Negotiating a Significant Reduction in the UN
Today, the United Nations agreed on a
budget for the 2018-2019 fiscal year. Among a host of other successes, the
United States negotiated a reduction of
over $285 million off the 2016-2017 final budget. In addition to these
significant cost savings, we reduced the UN’s bloated management and support
functions, bolstered support for key U.S. priorities throughout the world, and
instilled more discipline and accountability throughout the UN system.
“The inefficiency and overspending of
the United Nations are well known. We will no longer let the generosity of the
American people be taken advantage of or remain unchecked. This historic
reduction in spending – in addition to many other moves toward a more efficient
and accountable UN – is a big step in the right direction. While we are pleased
with the results of this year’s budget negotiations, you can be sure we’ll
continue to look at ways to increase the UN’s efficiency while protecting our
interests,” wrote Ambassador
The announcement comes after the
United Nations defied President Trump on Thursday, voting 128 to 9 against his
decision to declare Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and move the US embassy
to the Holy City.
President Trump warned
countries that voted against the United States at the UN that he may
cut off their foreign aid.
Trump told reporters, “They take
hundreds of millions of dollars and even billions of dollars, and then they
vote against us. Well, we’re watching those votes. Let them vote against us.
We’ll save a lot.” Reuters reported:
U.S. President Donald
Trump on Wednesday threatened to cut off financial aid to countries that vote
in favor of a draft United Nations resolution calling for the United States to
withdraw its decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
“They take hundreds of
millions of dollars and even billions of dollars, and then they vote against
us. Well, we’re watching those votes. Let them vote against us. We’ll save a
lot. We don’t care,” Trump told reporters at the White House. […]
U.S. Ambassador Nikki
Haley, in a letter to dozens of U.N. states on Tuesday seen by Reuters, warned
that Trump had asked her to “report back on those countries who voted against
She bluntly echoed that
call in a Twitter post: “The U.S. will be taking names.”