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Uncertainty surrounds quick relief from foreign aid cuts

By Paul M. Krawzak and Kellie Mejdrich, CQ

Aug. 20, 2019

Lawmakers and stakeholders opposed to the possible cancellation of more than $4 billion in previously appropriated foreign assistance funds have limited options to combat the White House’s move, expected sometime this week.

The quickest route could be a lawsuit by aid groups and federal contractors that receive State Department and U.S. Agency for International Development funds seeking an immediate injunction, which would block such “rescissions” from taking effect. Click here to download the article.

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