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Withholding US Aid to Palestine

President Donald Trump sent out a tweet on January 2, essentially relaying that U.S. aid to Palestine should no longer be considered a given. The president particularly emphasized that the U.S. government pays out “hundred[s] of millions of dollars” to Palestine. He, additionally, suggested that the refusal of Palestinian leadership to actively engage in peace talks with Israel is an equitable justification for withholding U.S. aid.

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