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December 26, 2017

Trump Takes Credit for $285 Million Cut to UN Budget

Donny Two-Scoops likes his UN budget like he likes his women -- shaved.

The United Nations' budget is set to shrink by over $285 million next year -- a 5 percent cut that the U.S. government says it negotiated.

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The U.S. is the largest contributor, paying about 25 percent of the regular budget. President Donald Trump has pressed to cut U.S. contributions to the world body.

In a statement Sunday, U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley faulted the U.N. for "inefficiency and overspending" and said Washington won't let "the generosity of the American people be taken advantage of."

Trump's already killed so many people with his tax cut, Paris Accord withdrawal, and recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital that I guess he figures another three hundred million killed by this cut will barely even register.


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