Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Congress Moving to Cut U.S. Funding to U.N. in Wake of Anti-Israel Vote

Cruz: Obama plotting further action against Israel

Congress is already setting the stage to cut off U.S. funding to the United Nations in the wake of a contested vote last week in which the Obama administration permitted an anti-Israel resolution to win overwhelming approval, according to congressional leaders, who told the Washington Free Beacon that the current administration is already plotting to take further action against the Jewish state before vacating office.

Other punitive actions by Congress could include expelling Palestinian diplomats from U.S. soil and scaling back ties with foreign nations that voted in favor of the controversial measure, according to multiple sources who spoke to the Free Beacon about the situation both on and off the record.

The Obama administration is still under bipartisan attack for its decision to help craft and facilitate the passage of a U.N. resolution condemning the construction of Jewish homes in Jerusalem, a move that reversed years of U.S. policy on the matter.

The Free Beacon was the first to disclose on Monday that senior Obama administration officials played a key role in ensuring the measure was passed unanimously by the U.N. Security Council. This included a phone call by...

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2 comments:

  1. Condemn their US offices and sell the property. Kick all UN "ambassadors" out. Any backlip and they go on the most wanted list. Israel may not be our friend either, but this looks as a possibility to cut two albatrosses at once. If Israel wishes to change it's tune, cool. If not, just cut their funding as well. I'm done with them stabbing us in the back too.

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  2. It's always a good day to defund the UN, but seriously, it is pretty unfair to punish them for the actions of the US Government.

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