The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on The Horn News
No more U.S. tax dollars will be wasted on THIS bloated U.N. agency — and the move shows President Donald Trump is following in the footsteps of former President Ronald Reagan.
U.S. officials have told The Associated Press that the United States is pulling out of UNESCO, after repeated criticism of resolutions by the U.N. cultural agency that Washington sees as anti-Israel.
The U.S. previously pulled out of UNESCO under former President Ronald Reagan because Washington viewed it as mismanaged and used for political reasons, then rejoined it in 2003.
The U.S. originally stopped funding UNESCO after it voted to include Palestine as a member in 2011, but under former President Barack Obama’s orders the State Department has maintained a UNESCO office at its Paris headquarters and sought to weigh in on policy behind the scenes. The withdrawal was confirmed Thursday bypost was originally published on this site