2019 Budget Savings statement by Ambassador Grenell

I believe strongly that American taxpayers expect efficiency and frugality from overseas missions. I am happy to report that after coming $6 million under budget for FY18, Mission Germany came $14 million under budget in FY19. Additionally, we zeroed-out all growth requests for the most recent Mission Resource Review, committing to a static budget through …

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The 70th Anniversary of the Marshall Plan: A Legacy Remembered

Assistant Secretary Mitchell’s Remarks at Marshall Plan 70th Anniversary Commemoration. Tuesday, April 3, 2018, 3:30 p.m. Thanks for that introduction, Rob. I appreciate the opportunity to speak this afternoon and am grateful to the Marshall Foundation for organizing today’s event. We are here to mark the 70th anniversary of the Marshall Plan. Seven decades ago, …

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