Monday, October 09, 2023

Aiding Terrorism

Let’s start with Biden’s policy to restore U.S. funding for Palestinian development after the Trump administration ended it. As The Washington Free Beacon first reported in August, internal documents show the State Department, in 2021, secretly sought a Treasury Department exemption to release more than $360 million to Palestine despite concerns that at least some of it would go to Hamas. (According to a May 2021 State Department press release, that money went to humanitarian organizations providing, among other things, emergency shelter, food, and healthcare, including “mental health and psychosocial support.”) 

Read all of Eli Lake's article in The Free Press.

[Execupundit note: The idea that aid can only be used in one category is ludicrous and misses the fungible nature of funding.]

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