Senators threaten to cut Palestinian aid

Sen. Lindsey Graham, South Carolina Republican, and Sen. Robert Menendez, New Jersey Democrat, threatened to withhold U.S. financial aid if the Palestinians seek to use an enhanced U.N. status against Israel.

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee and Homeland Security Committee, left, joins Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., right, a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, on Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, to tell reporters they will push for a vote in Congress to kick the Palestinian Liberation Organization out of its Washington offices and withhold U.S. financial aid if the Palestinians seek to use an enhanced U.N. status against Israel. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee and Homeland Security Committee, left, joins Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., right, a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, on Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, to tell reporters they will push for a vote in Congress to kick the Palestinian Liberation Organization out of its Washington offices and withhold U.S. financial aid if the Palestinians seek to use an enhanced U.N. status against Israel. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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