The mainstream media has many believing that Republicans and Democrats can’t agree on anything.
And to an extent, there’s some truth to that.
But President Donald Trump and his administration have been working with Democrats on a nationwide plan to provide further assistance to foster care children — and they just got it done.
Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards is praising a recent executive order issued by Trump that directs the Department of Health and Human Services to further assist foster care children.
“We are grateful to President Trump and his administration for their commitment to strengthening and improving America’s foster care system through this executive order,” Edwards said in a statement. “I look forward to continuing to work closely with our partners at the federal level to set more adoption records in Louisiana and find permanent homes for our children.”
“It is the goal of the United States to promote a child welfare system that reduces the need to place children into foster care,” the order states. “Achieves safe permanency for those children who must come into foster care, and does so more quickly and more effectively; places appropriate focus on children who are waiting for the adoption, especially those who are 9 years and older, are in sibling groups…
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