Not so fast. There is one thing Obama does better than Trump

Like him or not, everyone should be impressed with Donald  Trump’s success as President of the United States and how much he has helped America and its citizens.  Thinking about the  amount of  Trumps success and his lack of experience as a politician, the first thing that comes to mind is ,  “what was Obama doing, besides creating problems, while he was in the  White House”.  He reminds me a lot like that guy that sleeps on the couch. He  doesn’t work and is in the way. Lies about what his plans are or what he was doing that day.  Up in your personal business and causes problems in your relationship/household.  Does not know when to go away.  Acts like he is your friend while he steals from you.  In the end you are going to be out of some cash.

It looks as if every duty a president has to do, Trump does better than the rest.  This is not entirely true.  I did find one thing Trump will never be able to do as well as Obama.  Obama was better at giving tax payer money to other countries.

Most Americans are not aware of how much money our country gives to other countries as Foreign Aid.  Some think it’s 25 % of the yearly budget.  I would say it’s more around 1%.  I base that on the data that is available.  I wouldn’t bet my life on it but I think I’m pretty close.  I thought I would take a look at how much Foreign Aid Obama gave his first year budget and compare it to Trump’s first year budget. Since the budget is already made by the preceding president we will be using Obama’s 2010 and Trump’s 2018 to compare. The data will come from USAID.

USAID has been responsible for reporting U.S. foreign aid as defined under Section 634 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended. In the summer of 2003, USAID built a data repository to track all foreign assistance activities funded by the U.S. Government and fulfill two international aid reporting requirements of the U.S. Government: (1) Publication of the annual U.S. Overseas Loans and Grants (informally known as the Greenbook) for Congress and (2) the U.S. Government’s Annual Assistance Report (USAAR) to the Development Assistance Committee (DAC) of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). This data repository evolved into the USAID Foreign Aid Explorer (FAE), a resource for information on all U.S. foreign assistance funding and implementation, from over 70 U.S. Government departments, agencies, sub-agencies, and offices. In addition to fulfilling the two U.S. Government reporting requirements, the FAE helps USAID respond to stakeholder and public inquiries regarding U.S. foreign aid, the Foreign Aid Explorer website and ForeignAssistance.gov.

Here is a list of the reporting Agencies.  This will give us the total all Foreign aid the USA provided  for each year.

In the upper half of the image below we have Obama’s 2010 budget.  It’s 48 billion dollars given to 224 countries.   Around 30% went to military aid and the remainder went to economic aid.  Below that Trump’s 2018 budget.  It’s 28 billion dollars given to 193 countries.  Around 2% went to military aid and the remainder went to economic aid.  Obama nearly doubled Trump.  For those that are not aware.  The smaller the numbers here, the better.  This is where we want to save money, not give it away.  We can only hope Trump does not get better than Obama, when it comes to giving taxpayer money to other countries.

Below are Obama’s remaining yearly foreign aid  budgets.  2016 is incomplete because eleven of the 22 departments did not submit their reports.

While we are here, let’s take a look at how much Obama and Trump gave Russia in their first year budgets. Obama at around 506 million and Trump at around 154 million.

 

Below is Obama’s remaining yearly foreign aid given to Russia.

Tell me again, Who colluded with the Russians?  I’m not surprised that this information does not get any exposure.  with the left it’s anything but reality.

In the images you will see “obligations”.  The actual disbursements might be a little higher or lower.  They are close enough so it really doesn’t make a difference which one I used.  You will also see the word “activity”.  This is exactly what the aid was used for. Below is a screenshot of Obama’s 2010 foreign aid total.  You will notice where it says “activity” are the 10  largest aid recipients.  At the end of this article I have provided a link to where you download all foreign aid activity from 1946 to the most recent year..  Or if you want click on the second link I provided to view online.

Something I find interesting is that USAID(website where I got this information) was audited.  They seem to lost 450 million dollars.  USAID reports to congress.   Why has congress not made a big deal out of this?

There you have it.  The only thing Obama does/did better than Trump. Waste American taxpayer money.

To download data sets click HERE

To view all this information provided and more online click HERE

I hope you this information is useful.

Respectfully,

Deplorable Patriot

 

 

 

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Hawkmoon
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Hawkmoon

Not meaning to besmirch this fine story, but the Clinton Administration literally transferred our economic infrastructure, Military technology, and Nuclear technology over to Communist China in return for tens of millions of illegal campaign contributions to the Democrat Campaign Finance Committee & Clinton Administration. Treason on a vast and dangerous scale

Clinton Gave China Chips for Nuclear War
https://idraintheswamp.com/2017/11/clinton-gave-china-chips-nuclear-war/

William
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William

Thank you. By far the most treasonous activity in our entire history

Hawkmoon
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Hawkmoon

Yes William and flushed down the Orwellian memory hole. I never forgot. And I will always keep reminding everyone. If Pat Buchanan had won in 96 no WTO and no NAFTA. Tens of millions less green house gas spewing, polluting third world invader DemonRats who love big government/communism. Always remember in the coming future conflict with Communist China, they were built up by the Clinton adminstration, Corporations, Globalists, CFR, Neocons, & the lying Bolshevik MSM. Too bad most Americans were not awake than.

Lophatt
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Lophatt

I’ve never forgotten it. That and taking all of the non-appropriated money out of SSA to “balance the budget” and never returning it. That’s why it’s broke now. Many don’t know that SSI is not a “tax”, for use anywhere other than in fulfilling the contract for SSI. China rewarded the Clintons handsomely. Suddenly, “Red China” was no longer a threat, they were our “Most Favored Trading Partner”. Now it’s “Russia” that’s the alleged “threat”. What a joke. The Left used to be the ones singing the commie tune. They still are, but somehow, now that Russia isn’t dancing to… Read more »

William
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William

The SSA trust fund had 2-3 trillion dollars in it before Billy Boy stole it I believe, now it’s just IOU’s. Right now I live on SS retirement, every month they deposit numbers into my bank account and I pay my bills with faith-based numbers. The entire financial system and economy are faith-based, one big IOU. Nixon was excoriated for having a 12 billion dollar budget deficit, now just the debt service is over a trillion annually. Everything is flipped now, the chicoms used to be like, “Capitalist running dogs bring sadness to China”, now they are hyper state-capitalist. Russia,… Read more »

Dr. Eowyn
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Excellent post, DP!

Anonymous
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Obama apologized for America bigger/more than Trump, too.

Steven Broiles
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I favor some foreign aid to those nations that really need it; I oppose almost all foreign aid to Israel, on the grounds that it is insinuated itself into our internal and governmental affairs. I am against the United States interfering with the internal affairs of other nations when the IMF and other international funding mechanisms use so-called loans to leverage other nations into them surrendering control of their natural resources to those agencies and central banks. Yes, the United States MUST clean up its act with its foreign policies, especially to those nations in the Middle East and Africa.… Read more »

TrailDust
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Yup, that is the one thing the POS does better than DJT.

Chemtrailssuck
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Chemtrailssuck

Why isn’t USAID being investigated for losing that much money? For the same reason that the Pentagon is never audited for “losing” billions of dollars every year. And forget auditing the federal reserve, it’ll never happen. Getting RID of the Federal reserve would be a huge step in taking back our country.