House Votes to Suspend US Aid to Palestinians

From U.S. News:

The Republican-led House easily approved legislation that would restrict financial aid that directly benefits the Palestinian Authority until it takes credible steps to end what lawmakers say is a practice of rewarding Palestinians who kill Americans and Israelis.

The legislation, which passed by voice vote, reflects bipartisan outrage over what members of Congress have called a “pay to slay” program endorsed by the Palestinian Authority.

Rep. Ed Royce, R-Calif., the House Foreign Affairs Committee chairman, said the program “incentivizes terrorism.”

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  • 2. DeClasse' Intellectual wrote:

    this only occurred because Trump became President; now, let us see if the Senate can follow suite!!!!

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  • 3. Now Israel should follow suit wrote:

    Israel still pays the PLO too. When will Israel do the same? Cut off all money to the PLO. In Gaza they also use Israel electricity without paying for it. Shut that off too.

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