US Cuts $200 Million In Aid To Palestinians

It’s about time we quit sending money to the Palestinians altogether. They’ve had 50 years to establish a relationship of peace with the Israelis.

All they’ve ever delivered is rockets, bombs, tunnels for attacks against civilians, knife, gun and car attacks, even suicide bombs using their own children to murder Israelis.

How’s about we put this to a vote: how much money do y’all think we should be giving these losers?

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Stars and Stripes:

The Trump administration has decided to cut more than $200 million in bilateral aid to the Palestinians, following a review of the funding for projects in the West Bank and Gaza, the State Department said Friday.

The department notified Congress of the decision in a brief, three-paragraph notice sent first to lawmakers and then to reporters. It said the administration will redirect the money to “high priority projects elsewhere.”

The move comes as President Donald Trump and his Middle East pointmen, Jared Kushner and Jason Greenblatt, staff up their office to prepare for the rollout of a much-vaunted but as yet unclear peace plan for Israel and the Palestinians.

“At the direction of President Trump, we have undertaken a review of U.S. assistance to the Palestinian Authority and in the West Bank and Gaza to ensure these funds are spent in accordance with U.S. national interests and provide value to the U.S. taxpayer,” the department said. “As a result of that review, at the direction of the president, we will redirect more than $200 million … originally planned for programs in the West Bank and Gaza.”

“This decision takes into account the challenges the international community faces in providing assistance in Gaza, where Hamas control endangers the lives of Gaza’s citizens and degrades an already dire humanitarian and economic situation,” the notice said, without providing additional details. More

Why were we sending money there in the first place? We don’t owe them or anyone else anything.

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