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Donald Trump threatens to cut aid to countries over UN Jerusalem vote

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Donald Trump has threatened to withhold “billions” of dollars of US aid from countries which vote in favor of a UN resolution rejecting Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. His comments came after the US ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, wrote to about 180 of 193 member states warning that she will be “taking names” of countries that vote for a general assembly resolution on Thursday critical of the announcement which overturned decades of US foreign policy. Speaking at a cabinet meeting on Wednesday, Trump amplified Haley’s threat. “Let them vote against us. We’ll save a lot. We don’t care.' he said.
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Sheila Samples is an Oklahoma writer and a former civilian US Army Public Information Officer. She is a Managing Editor for OpEd News, and a regular contributor for a variety of Internet sites.

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