TRUMP TWEETS: Threatens to yank foreign aid payments to Palestinians

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U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley announced Tuesday that the U.S. is pulling $255 million in foreign aid from Pakistan, due to their continuous support for terrorists.

”The administration is withholding $255 million in assistance to Pakistan. There are clear reasons for this. Pakistan has played a double game for years,” Haley said. “They work with us at times, and they also harbor the terrorists that attack our troops in Afghanistan. That game is not acceptable to this administration. We expect far more cooperation from Pakistan in the fight against terrorism.”

Later Tuesday afternoon, President Trump shot out a tweet, announcing that, in addition to Pakistan, foreign aid may be withheld from other countries, including the Palestinians.

“It’s not only Pakistan that we pay billions of dollars to for nothing, but also many other countries, and others. As an example, we pay the Palestinians HUNDRED OF MILLIONS OF DOLLARS a year and get no appreciation or respect. They don’t even want to negotiate a long overdue…

…peace treaty with Israel. We have taken Jerusalem, the toughest part of the negotiation, off the table, but Israel, for that, would have had to pay more. But with the Palestinians no longer willing to talk peace, why should we make any of these massive future payments to them?”

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