Donald Trump is continuing his pattern of lashing out at the successful Obama administration as his presidency treads water and is engulfed in sordid scandals.
In his latest spiteful act, Trump is ending the “Let Girls Learn” program begun in 2015 by former First Lady Michelle Obama and President Barack Obama.
The program was designed to foster educational opportunities for girls in developing countries. CNN reports that the program will “cease operation immediately,” according to a memo the network obtained.
The awkward decision again highlights Trump’s hostility to women’s issues, as well as the complicity of his daughter and adviser Ivanka in remaining silent as his administration undermines women domestically and internationally.
The announcement came on the same day that the Trump administration announced it was rolling back the school lunch program initiative championed by Michelle Obama as part of her effort...