REVEALED: Barack Obama used last hours as president to send $221m to Palestinian Authority


Unfriendliness in Congress had tried to block the funds but the former President pushed under the aegis the money.

State department officials said they would discharge the cash just hours before Donald Trump’s inauguration.

The endowments are to be used for political reform and governance, as well as humanitarian aid in the West Bank and Gaza, corresponding to reports.

Holds placed by Congress are usually respected but are not legally wrap.

More money was released by Mr Obama for climate change programmes, which acquired $4m.

Meanwhile, $1.25m was distributed to various United Nations agencies.

That loot will be spent on ozone protection and stopping sex exploitation.

The funding sent to the Palestinian Arbiter government is likely to anger both Mr Trump and many in congress.

Congress had initially approved the pool but at least two Republican lawmakers — Ed Royce and Kay Granger — placed holds on the sell.

The block was made because the Palestinian Authority had sought membership in supranational organisations, it was reported.

Mr Trump’s team revealed it was in the «beginning stages» of confabulations to move the US embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv.

The new president spoke to Israeli Prime Member attend to Benjamin Netanyahu at the weekend. However, officials said the embassy on ones way was not discussed.

Mr Trump’s press secretary Sean Spicer talks were even so ongoing. He said: “If it was already a decision, then we wouldn’t be going finished with a process.”

It was also recently revealed Mr Obama’s last phone nickname to a world leader while president was to Angela Merkel.

He used the ring to praise the German Chancellor  on her role in world politics while he was in work.

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