Obama Administration: We Support New Hamas Government – Will Continue to Fund (Another Illegal Move)


The Obama State Department told reporters the US supports the new Hamas-Fatah Palestinian government.
What a surprise.

U.S. law is very clear about aid to Hamas– 
US law bans funding to Hamas-backed governments stretch back to the 2006 Palestinian Anti-Terrorism Act. Recent language from the 2012 approps bill restricts aid from going “to Hamas or any entity effectively controlled by Hamas, any power-sharing government of which Hamas is a member, or that results from an agreement with Hamas and over which Hamas exercises undue influence.”

The Free Beacon reported:

State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki tentatively approved of Palestine’s new unity government Monday, saying “Based on what we know now, we intend to work with this government.”

“But,” Psaki continued, “we’ll be watching closely to ensure that it upholds the principles that President Abbas reiterated today.”

Asked if this means that the U.S. will continue to provide aid to the Palestinian government, she replied “It does. But we will continue to evaluate the composition and policies of the new government and calibrate our approach accordingly.”

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