The idea that guides USAID and much of our foreign policy is a part of the larger, progressive takeover of constitutional, republican government that has been in the works for a century.
In his new budget blueprint, President Trump proposed cutting 37 percent from the budget of the State Department and U.S. Agency for International Development (or USAID) to offset the costs of increasing defense spending. Many claim this would sacrifice diplomatic power for military power, but things are not always as they seem.
President Trump is proposing targeted cuts to one of the most progressive and globalist parts of our bloated government. The reaction to his proposal reveals just how progressive our foreign policy has become.