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What back to follow the money we've spent a mountain of money supporting the Palestinians take a look at these numbers in 2009.
It was a whopping.
980 million bucks this year.
And 2012 it's projected to be 513.
Million dollars a total of four billion dollars over the past decade and a half.
Is it time to start dialing back the money spigot joining us now is -- Congresswoman Kay Granger -- Has a warning for the Palestinians what's the warning man congressman.
Well it's a warning is part of the bill in the house bill says that if the Palestinian Authority goes forward.
With the -- and instead of going to the peace table -- our funding stopped the economic found.
Funding for the Palestinian Authority stops.
The coalition what Hamas means that the military support -- stop so that money you're talking about will not continue.
So congress not just in on the on the layperson here trying to figure out how we can -- giving them percent to end in excess of four billion bucks over the last ten or fifteen years.
Meanwhile Hamas -- a known terrorist group sits on the Palestinian parliament have do we not know that were cut in directly supporting terror.
Well what that -- happened in the past now the coalition with us Hamas says.
You know about law we cannot support a terrorist organization that's what Hamas -- and so that's why it's very clear in our -- that that stops.
-- what we've done with the Palestinian Authority -- -- and I'm -- security.
And it's -- and with the I can -- that would be agreement with Israel.
Because it helps in and the security as MC.
Stated at least ten people and meeting together and talks when the Palestinian Authority decide to go -- the you and and the step that they're taking and there's all indications they will be -- Friday.
-- we site no we will not on that and that funding will stop have been very clear about it it's in the bill at all sell in a letter.
Head the ranking member legal -- and I signed instance Abbas that explain that to right we've I've been to -- to Israel I was there in August.
And that was by god and said the same thing you understand the funding stop the.
Here's the question that we put up full screen showing our bilateral direct aid to -- the Palestinian Authority -- 980 we that's that's one.
Issue give us the next screen producers -- there the US funding to the United Nations.
The United Nations also helps out funds to a certain extent some Palestinian Authority.
Is well we put in.
One point seven billion dollars to the UN.
In 2010 we support the -- to the tune about 22%.
So there's even more money following its way into the Palestinian Authority is that right.
That is why -- -- -- we've taken some very hard stands in this bill that's the 2012.
-- The one place we do -- with whole 30% of our funding.
Based on audits as to show and tonight -- what's happening with the money we give the UN and also stopped all funding.
To Human Rights Council so.
What the questions are asking in the concerns -- fact that your talking about.
Our concerns that I certainly had its share of the fascinating fantastic thank you so much for your time comes from Kay Granger.
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