Skip to comments.White House: No Plans to Withdraw Palestinian Aid After U.N. Vote
Posted on 11/30/2012 9:22:40 AM PST by Nachum
There are no plans to withdraw aid to the Palestinian Authority following the United Nations vote to recognize Palestine as an independent state, a White House spokesman said Friday.
Josh Earnest told reporters traveling on Air Force One that the U.S. opposed the resolution to give the Palestinian Authority nonmember observer state status because the Israel-Palestinian conflict should be resolved only through face-to-face negotiations, not unilateral actions, according to the White House pool report.
A bipartisan group of senators had threatened to cut off millions in U.S. financial aid to the Palestinians if the vote succeeded.
Earnest said there were no other consequences under consideration that he could discuss.
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If youd like to be on or off, please FR mail me.
Ok, you threaten, you lose, no consequences. And will wonder at your lack of influence next time.
Have I got this partially right?
does anyone remember Hillary personally taking aid to arafat during the clinton administration..she always made a stop in Switzerland at a bank. Since the carter years there has always been something strange about giving aid to terrorist palestinians.
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