The budget proposal released by the White House on Monday reportedly leaves untouched the foreign aid programs to many controversial nations, including those who had voted against the United States over it’s declaration that the U.S. will now recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel – despite threats by President Trump and U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley to punish the nations by cutting foreign aid.

The Times of Israel included the following in a report on Tuesday:

Despite the threats, 128 countries voted for the December resolution, and aid to all those countries was unaffected in the $4.4 trillion budget plan that envisions steep cuts to America’s social safety net but mounting spending on the military.

The budget also notes that money will need to be allocated for moving the embassy to Jerusalem, which it calls a high priority.

“The construction of a U.S. Embassy facility in Jerusalem will be among the Department’s highest priority for capital security investments in FY 2018 and FY 2019,” the document says.

Trump incensed the international community on December 6, when he formally recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and set in motion plans to relocate the US embassy there from Tel Aviv.

The United Nations General Assembly responded to that decision by passing a resolution that condemned Trump’s controversial move. It passed overwhelmingly by a vote of 128-9, despite repeated threats from Trump and other administration officials that the US would not continue to send foreign aid money to countries that voted for the resolution.

Trump incensed the international community on December 6, when he formally recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and set in motion plans to relocate the US embassy there from Tel Aviv.

The United Nations General Assembly responded to that decision by passing a resolution that condemned Trump’s controversial move. It passed overwhelmingly by a vote of 128-9, despite repeated threats from Trump and other administration officials that the US would not continue to send foreign aid money to countries that voted for the resolution.

President Trump also said in his State of the Union address that he would be asking Congress to cut money to any country that voted against his decision on Israel.

“I am asking Congress to pass legislation to help ensure American foreign assistance dollars always serve American interests, and only go to friends of America, not enemies of America,” he stated.

However, Israel is observing that the foreign aid to those countries is still in Trump’s budget.

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