Obama Changes Bush Era Ban on Providing Financial Aid to Countries Using Child Soldiers Duane Lester
While the left is doing its best to damage Mitt Romney because he doesn’t bring his garbage man Gatorade’s, the CEO of ObamaPhone, Inc. is now shoveling money to countries that arm children and put them on the front lines.
Presidential Memorandum — Presidential Determination with respect to the Child Soldiers Prevention Act of 2008
MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY OF STATE
SUBJECT: Determination with Respect to the Child Soldiers Prevention Act of 2008
Pursuant to section 404 of the Child Soldiers Prevention Act of 2008 (CSPA) (title IV, Public Law 110-457), I hereby determine that it is in the national interest of the United States to waive the application of the prohibition in section 404(a) of the CSPA with respect to Libya, South Sudan, and Yemen; and further determine that it is in the national interest of the United States to waive in part the application of the prohibition in section 404(a) of the CSPA with respect to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, to allow for continued provision of International Military Education and Training funds and nonlethal Excess Defense Articles, and the issuance of licenses for direct commercial sales of U.S. origin defense articles; and I hereby waive such provisions accordingly.
You are authorized and directed to submit this determination to the Congress, along with the accompanying Memorandum of Justification, and to publish the determination in the Federal Register.
You read that right. It wasn’t enough to allow thousands of weapons to travel across the border so they could be used by drug cartels. Now this president is giving money to countries with child soldiers.