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May 7, 2011 9:30 pm

Senators Call to Halt US Aid to the PA

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Senator Robert Casey of Pennsylvania was involved in organizing the letter that called for the cessation of aid to the PA.

JPost – Twenty-seven US Senators appealed on Friday to President Barack Obama to halt funding to a unified Fatah-Hamas government that refuses to renounce terrorism or recognize Israel.

“It is imperative for you to make clear to [Palestinian Authority] President [Mahmoud] Abbas that Palestinian Authority participation in a unity government with an unreformed Hamas will jeopardize its relationship with the United States, including its receipt of US aid,” the senators said in a letter they sent to Obama. The letter, signed by mostly Democratic senators, was organized by Senators Robert Menendez of New Jersey and Robert Casey of Pennsylvania.

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