Leading Conservatives Call for Defunding of Palestinians
Former U.S. Attorney General Ed Meese and former Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., are among more than 60 conservatives calling for the defunding of Palestinians in the appropriations process.
Former Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, Rep. Mary Miller, R-Ill., former Rep. Sue Myrick, R-N.C., and former White House press secretary Ari Fleischer also signed an Oct. 13 letter to Congress.
"We the undersigned demand the immediate and complete defunding of the Palestinians via the appropriations process underway this fiscal year," the letter read. "In light of the heinous war against Israel started by Hamas and supported...