Press Releases

  • Kansans thank Secretary Pompeo for pushing back on foreign aid cuts

    WICHITA — The ONE Campaign released the following statement today thanking Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for once again using his influence to push back against the White House’s plans to cut billions in foreign aid that saves and improves lives. Over the past two weeks, Kansans from every corner of the state wrote to Secretary…

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  • ONE reacts to abandoned rescissions package

    WASHINGTON — The ONE Campaign released the following statement today on the Trump administration’s decision to abandon its plan to issue a rescissions package that would have slashed development funding. Tom Hart, North America executive director at The ONE Campaign: “This is the right ending to a charade that should have never happened. Development funding…

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  • Kentuckians sound alarm to Senator McConnell about White House plan to cut foreign aid

    LOUISVILLE — Following reports that the Trump administration is making yet another attempt to cut foreign aid funding already appropriated by Congress, Kentuckians are sounding the alarm to Senator McConnell and asking him to use his position of influence to push back against the potential cuts to foreign aid. According to reports, Mick Mulvaney, the acting…

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  • Granite Staters sound alarm about White House plan to cut foreign aid ahead of Trump visit

    MANCHESTER — Ahead of President Trump’s visit to Manchester today, Granite State advocates are sounding the alarm about the Administration’s plan to cut more than $4 billion in Congressionally authorized and appropriated foreign aid. According to reports, Mick Mulvaney, the acting Chief of Staff to President Trump and the Director of the Office of Management, is…

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  • ONE denounces White House’s reckless foreign aid cuts, calls on Congress to reject them

    WASHINGTON — Following reports that the Trump administration is making yet another attempt to cut billions in foreign aid funding already appropriated by Congress, The ONE Campaign issued the below statement. Tom Hart, North America executive director at The ONE Campaign: “Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.…

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  • Kansans urge Secretary Pompeo to once again use influence to push back on foreign aid cuts

    KANSAS CITY — Following reports that the Trump administration is making yet another attempt to cut foreign aid funding already appropriated by Congress, Kansans are urging Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to once again use his position of influence to push back against the potential cuts to foreign aid. Last year, the Trump administration tried…

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  • ONE Responds to Ebola Public Health Emergency Declaration

    WASHINGTON — Following today’s public health emergency declaration by the World Health Organization, Gayle Smith, president and CEO of The ONE Campaign and a former administrator of USAID, issued the below statement: Gayle Smith, CEO and President of The ONE Campaign: “Today’s emergency declaration is a needed step in a long race against an ugly disease that…

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  • Senate Foreign Relations Committee advances bipartisan bill to reduce poverty & violence in fragile countries

    WASHINGTON — The ONE Campaign welcomed the Senate Foreign Relations Committee’s markup of the Global Fragility Act of 2019 (S.727) which would create a comprehensive strategy to reduce poverty, conflict, violence and corruption in fragile states. Tom Hart, North America executive director at The ONE Campaign: “To end extreme poverty, we must rethink how we…

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  • ONE welcomes Sean Cairncross as Chief Executive Officer of the Millennium Challenge Corporation

    WASHINGTON — The ONE Campaign released the following statement welcoming Sean Cairncross as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Millennium Challenge Corporation.  Tom Hart, North America executive director at The ONE Campaign: “Since its creation in 2004, the Millennium Challenge Corporation has used data and innovation to reduce extreme global poverty and promote growth…

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  • Gender 7 tells world leaders to prioritize gender equality

    VANCOUVER — Today, the Gender 7, seven women leading the fight for gender equality around the world, gathered to challenge world leaders to put women and girls at the top of the agenda. At an event surrounding the Women Deliver Conference, the Gender 7 and special guests unveiled the breaking news headlines we can see…

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