U.S. withholds millions in aid from Pakistan over ‘safe haven’ for terrorists

U.S. withholds millions in aid from Pakistan over ‘safe haven’ for terrorists

[Ed. – President tweeting policy more now, which he should have been doing all along.  His policy tweets may not be as entertaining as tweets against personalities, but they get attention. and are exactly what is needed to establish his policy narrative against the embedded deceit and pushback from the MSM.  Note (J.E.) – I corrected the typo in the headline, as the commenter correctly pointed out the error, which was mine.]

The Trump administration has decided to withhold millions in military aid to Pakistan as the president accuses the Muslim-majority nation of harboring terrorists and telling “lies” to the United States.

“The United States does not plan to spend the $255 million in [Fiscal Year] 2016 Foreign Military Financing for Pakistan at this time,” a National Security Council official told Fox News on Monday. …

Earlier Monday, President Trump, in his first tweet of 2018, said that the United States “has foolishly given Pakistan more than 33 billion dollars in aid over the last 15 years, and they have given us nothing but lies & deceit, thinking of our leaders as fools.”

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“They give safe haven to the terrorists we hunt in Afghanistan, with little help. No more!” the president tweeted.

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