Trump admin wants to slash funding for diplomacy

Washington( CNN) The Trump administration is proposing sharp-worded slashes to the budget for international diplomacy and aid in 2019, in line with a determination to boost spending on the military and cut it elsewhere.

The addition was the result of a bipartisan fund batch reached Friday and the extra funds will go toward humanitarian aid, global state programs and the UN, officials told CNN later on Monday afternoon.

With the overall budget solicit, “the administration will keep Americans at home and overseas by countering the gravest the risk to US national protection, ” said Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan. The bureau will also “build the persuasivenes and strength of international effort to prevent North koreans, Iran and other actors from unlawfully acquiring destruction weapons in their delivery systems, ” he said.