A House Republican wants the United States to suspend its contributions to the United Nations if the global organization moves to recognize an independent Palestinian state.
Rep. Thaddeus McCotter (R-Mich.) plans to introduce a reform proposal in the House seeking the suspension of U.S. contributions to the “bloated” U.N. Secretariat, according to a news release from McCotter’s office. The proposal to suspend funding does not cover U.S. support for the World Health Organization and other U.N. programs and specialized agencies, the news release says.
House Republicans who aim to slow down the United States’ international spending have previously voiced intention to reduce or cut the country’s contributions to the United Nations
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