SCAN Statement on Donald Trump’s Election as the Next U.S. President

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 9, 2016)Save the Children Action Network President Mark Shriver issued the following statement today:

“Congratulations to President-elect Donald Trump.

“In this time of political leadership change in the United States, Save the Children remains committed to our mission for almost 100 years – to make sure every child has the basic health care, education and protection from harm they need and deserve.

“In our work in the U.S. and around the world, we work with all those committed to this mission. The people of the United States and our government have always supported this mission and we need continued strong U.S. international leadership and engagement.

“We look forward to working with the new administration to continue to ensure that every last child has a healthy start, the ability to learn from a high quality education and protection from harm.”

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