This news does not come as a shock. Barack Hussein Obama Soetoro Sobarkah has been funding Islamic jihadis, America’s enemies, his entire time in office. Now, reports are that he quietly sent $221 million of taxpayer money to the Palestinian Authority, which Republicans were blocking.
The Associated Press reports:
A State Department official and several congressional aides said the outgoing administration formally notified Congress it would spend the money Friday morning. The official said former Secretary of State John Kerry had informed some lawmakers of the move shortly before he left the State Department for the last time Thursday. The aides said written notification dated Jan. 20 was sent to Congress just hours before Donald Trump took the oath of office.
In addition to the $221 million for the Palestinians, the Obama administration also told Congress on Friday it was going ahead with the release of another $6 million in foreign affairs spending, including $4 million for climate change programs and $1.25 million for U.N. organizations, the congressional aides said. The aides and the State Department official weren’t authorized to speak publicly on the matter and demanded anonymity.
Congress had initially approved the Palestinian funding in budget years 2015 and 2016, but at least two GOP lawmakers — Ed Royce of California, the chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and Kay Granger of Texas, who sits on the House Appropriations Committee — had placed holds on it over moves the Palestinian Authority had taken to seek membership in international organizations. Congressional holds are generally respected by the executive branch but are not legally binding after funds have been allocated.
Now, consider that that Palestinian Authority is a terrorist organization, and Obama had obsessed over a Palestinian State.
We, the Palestinian Arab people, who believe in its Arabism and in its right to regain its homeland, to realize its freedom and dignity, and who have determined to amass its forces and mobilize its efforts and capabilities in order to continue its struggle and to move forward on the path of holy war (al-jihad) until complete and final victory has been attained.
In 1988, Hamas formed its own covenant in which it cites Imam Hassan alBanna:
Israel will exist and will continue to exist until Islam will obliterate it, just as it obliterated others before it.
This is not a government that anyone should support. While I recognize that some people under the Palestinian Authority are afraid, the reality is that thousands of Palestinians live inside Israel and have happy and prosperous lives. The question is, why won’t the Palestinian Authority simply do the same and allow their people to do that same? There seems to be only one answer, Islam.