“The problem with the Palestinian Authority is the tremendous subsidization at the expense of the American and European taxpayer,” he explained.
“It’s one of the few countries in the world that is subsidized to the tune of 40 percent of its budget,” Frisch said. “That means that corruption is not only an in-house story, it’s a story that affects the European and American taxpayer.”
Rep. Louie Gohmert wants answers from the State Department and the Palestinian Authority.
“You know, it really looks like when you (Palestinian Authority) squander money and don’t help the homeless have homes, that you are trying to keep this hatred, keep this anger going so that the feud keeps going,” Gohmert noted.
“Why should we fund that? Well the answer is, ‘we shouldn’t,’ he concluded.
So far, the Obama administration seems silent on the issue.