Kay Granger

House Appropriators Warn Abbas On Funding In Wake Of Terrorism Wave

10/21/2015 - 20:00

Washington — Two top congressional appropriators warned Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas that U.S. funds are contingent on tamping down incitement during the current wave of violence.

Congresswoman Nita Lowey

Lawmakers Query Obama Officials On PA Funding, Recognition

03/20/2012 - 20:00

Top Obama administration officials faced tough questions from lawmakers on funding for the Palestinian Authority and its efforts to seek statehood recognition.

During a hearing Tuesday of the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee, Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.), probed the U.S. Agency for International Development 's administrator, Rajiv Shah, on the administration’s funding for the P.A. and requested a written justification for the Obama administration’s $147 million request for the Palestinians.

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