Paul Ryan's Budget Slammed For Foreign Affairs Cuts

Critics say Ryan's budget plan would take national security tools from the president.

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House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan's budget, unveiled this week, is drawing fire from critics who say it would cut too deeply from foreign affairs programs, taking tools from the president that they contend are crucial to national security.

"If this were to happen," says Gordon Adams, who oversaw national defense budgeting for the Clinton administration, "it would amount to the further escalation of the militarization of American foreign policy."

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