Obama aide reveals U.S. was behind U.N. 2334
March 28, 2019
The Obama administration had control over the timing of the UN Security Council resolution (UNSC 2334) rollout. This was revealed on Thursday when an anonymous former Obama official told the New York Times that the White House wanted the resolution to wait until after the 2016 election, so as not to create political problems for Democrats. “There is a reason the U.N. vote did not come up before the election in November,” the unidentified former official told the Times in an article set to appear in the paper’s weekend Magazine section. “Was it because you were going to lose voters to Donald Trump? No. It was because you were going to have skittish donors.” READ MORE
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