Skip to comments.US freezes Palestinian aid funding: report
Posted on 06/25/2018 10:29:48 PM PDT by ATOMIC_PUNK
The U.S. has reportedly suspended aid to the Palestinian Authority amid ongoing Middle East peace talks.
I24 News, which is based in Israel, reported Monday that the U.S. froze funding as part of the Taylor Force Act, which requires Palestinian officials to end payments to terrorist groups and take steps to stop those groups behavior.
The news outlet, citing a White House official and a Senate aide, also reported that certain Palestinian programs have been put on hold because the West Bank and Gaza office of USAID have not received a budget for the coming year. USAID provides funding for foreign development projects.
An official with one of those programs told i24 News that the U.S. stopped transferring funds at the end of May.
Meanwhile, a Palestinian official said that the U.S. told the Palestinian Authority earlier this year that it was re-examining its aid budget.
The report comes after White House senior adviser Jared Kushner told Arabic language newspaper Al Quds that the Trump administrations plan to broker peace between Israelis and Palestinians will be published soon.
Kushner expressed frustration with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, and said the plan would go forward regardless of his participation.
The global community is getting frustrated with Palestinian leadership and not seeing many actions that are constructive toward achieving peace, he said, according to an Associated Press report of the interview.
If President Abbas is willing to come back to the table, we are ready to engage, Kushner added. If he is not, we will likely air the plan publicly.
Finally! After years of funding that damned terrorist murder gang! MAGA! More winning! Now for heavens sake please please toss the bloodthirsty.basturds out of USA!
Cool, now do the same for most of
I think most of us wanted this and other issues resolved the first month of Trump’s presidency. But honestly, they may have needed to happen at this pace to counter all the BS claims by the DEMs and the MSM.
Well, it’s about time! Good news.
Iran’s people rioting against the Mad Mullahs, North Korea removing anti-US posters, Israel’s US embassy is finally moved, mass illegal migrations are becoming more problematic, no more US taxpayer money to Palestinian terrorists, Nikki Haley leads the US off of the UN “Human Rights” Commission... been a mighty fine month!
Clearly, they can't take a hint.
If President Abbas is willing to come back to the table, we are ready to engage, Kushner added. If he is not"...
About time! I’m sick of my taxpayer money going to Palescumians, so they can build more terrorist tunnels and such.
Without American funding the pension payments to terrorist family’s the Jihadists will turn on Hamas like a pack of rabid dogs.
Nope, still not tired of winning.
Took long enough.
I wonder if we can at least get the stolen part of our money back from these damned terrorist murder gangsters. The part of our money they didnt use to kill more and more people. Its ptobably hidden in Swiss or similar secret bank accounts. Supposedly the Swiss have, or at least claim theyve started cooperating with us on recapturing stolen ( or tax due) monies so maybe we can get some of our money back from these bloody thugs
And it took this long to freeze it because?
DEFUND socialist/totalitarian collectives, foreign and domestic.
DISMANTLE/DESTROY as necessary.
It’s easy to...
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Puzzles me why the Palestinian groups were getting any funding in the first place. We shouldn’t be financing both sides of this battle.
we were financing the PLO=PA Muslin terrorist gangsters (and shipping arms to the Hezballah terrorist gang, and sending money by the tons... plus providing military protection...for the Iranian nuclear ICBM build-up, plus money to the Iranian dictatorship so it could send more troops and arms into Iraq, Syria, and Lebanon...etc and more)
because the Snake Dept has had a serious Nazi and IslamoNaxi infestation for many years, and of course because of Obama
now that Obama’s finally out, thank the Lord, we are all awaiting DJT’s long-promised big time Swamp Draining...hopefully to begin with the enemies embedded inside the Snake and Defense (Obama, primarily) and security and intelligence agencies
Not really. It just takes time to get everything done. It all can’t get done the first month. Legislative priorities are always the first priority on any agenda and that takes major effort and sucks all the air out of the room. Then staffing the White House, cabinets and vetting the judges and their nominations rolling. It’s a large order of business and something like this is way down the priority list.
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