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  Williamson unveils plan to create cabinet-level Department of Peace
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News DateTuesday, August 20, 2019 02:10:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionAuthor and Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson on Monday proposed the creation of a cabinet-level Department of Peace as president.

The department would have to be created through an act of Congress and would "work actively and interactively with every branch of government on policy matters related to both international and domestic peace issues,” according to Williamson’s campaign.

“Our country's priorities are clearly reflected in our budget. The Defense Department has a military budget of $718 billion – almost larger than that of all other nations combined – while our State Department budget – including all peace-creation agencies – is $40 billion,” the proposal states.
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