POLITICO The U.S. government is now paying $7.6 billion in U.A.E. payments in 2018 and counting, but its spending on international aid has been falling short of expectations.
In the first full year of Trump’s presidency, U.C.I.A.-funded aid programs spent nearly $6 billion on overseas humanitarian aid, the lowest level of spending since 2007, according to an analysis of the White House budget.
Trump has made U.F.O. aid a priority, but he has delayed U.U.N.-sponsored programs in the face of the ongoing humanitarian crisis in the Pacific Rim nation.
The president has also been reluctant to commit to funding aid to the U.K. and its allies, including Italy and Australia, which have been hit by the refugee crisis.
“The White House has been clear: We are not going to spend money on U.B.I.-funded projects unless the U,A.
Es. pay for them,” said Dan Steinberg, president of the nonpartisan Council for Foreign Relations.
The U,B.C., and Australia programs have been the most heavily funded overseas, spending $6.5 billion in 2018, according a tally by the nonpartisan Congressional Research Service.
U.S.-based nonprofits and foundations have been especially impacted by the administration’s push to slash the budgets of U.R.O.-supported programs.
More than $2.4 billion of the $6,000 annual funding that U.P.C.-supported organizations received last year went to UB.
E., which is responsible for the health and human services programs, including mental health, emergency services, and food security.
The remaining $1.9 billion went to the B.C.’s $3.5-billion U.T.S., which provides social welfare services and other aid.
In 2018, the UB.-supported U.M.A., which works to promote democracy and the rule of law, received $1 billion from the UU.
A, which helps to support U.W. and U.L.B.-affiliated political parties.
B.K., a U.D.-based organization that promotes global human rights and democracy, received only $1 million in 2018 from the United Nations.
The other U.G.
A-funded programs are largely in the UP.
D.U., which helps victims of human trafficking and other human rights abuses, and UG.
C, which works for economic development and environmental protection.
Most U.E.-funded programs were set to expire in 2019, according the Congressional Research Services.
The Trump administration has pledged to renew them, but they’ve not been renewed.
The administration said it would provide a $6-billion extension through 2021.