USAID To Provide Millions In Aid To Iraqi Christian, Yazidi Communities After Push From VP Pence

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Washington Post: Under pressure from Pence, U.S. aid is directed to Christian, Yazidi communities in Iraq
“The premier U.S. aid agency is poised to send millions of dollars directly to Christian and Yazidi communities in Iraq under a rarely used, streamlined funding arrangement after coming under pressure from Vice President Pence. … The aid push also underscores the priority the Trump administration has placed on helping Christians, even in an era of steep cuts proposed for foreign aid…” (Morello, 6/16).