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PamGH May 16th, 2017 1:50pm

Foreign aid accounte for <1% of the federal budget. The amount spent on foreign aid is often overestimatged by the general public. Poll asked: "What % of the federal budget is spent on foreign aid?" The average response was 28%.

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fmm Philadelphia suburb
05/16/17 10:56 am

I'm surprised more people didn't know how little of the $4 trillion annual budget this represents

Squidboy Snarkapottamus
05/16/17 10:38 am

Also overestimated....the amount of $ spent on welfare. Not saying I support either....but eliminating 100% of both doesn't balance the budget

suppressedID destiny is right now
05/16/17 10:03 am

It's all the hype and faux outrage used to distract from real issues.

Jazzy5 USA
05/16/17 7:30 am

Well, as a guess, I was wrong.
Does that include everything, or was it broken down ?

05/16/17 6:53 am

28%?! Jesus Christ the Pope isnt even that generous.