Legislators are pressuring the State Department to release a classified government report that has been buried for years and reportedly exposes the enormous exaggerations from the U.N. and other entities regarding the number of Palestinian refugees.
In January, The Washington Free Beacon quoted multiple sources who claimed that the State Department first classified the report under the Obama administration, despite the fact that the report’s release was required by law. At the same time, the Trump administration slashed funding to the U.N. Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), which has long been viewed as virulently anti-Israel and uses the exaggerated numbers to seek more aid.
“The State Department is committed to taking all appropriate measures to provide information in response to requests from Congress,” a State Department official told The Washington Free Beacon.
Sources told the Free Beacon that the report estimates there are roughly 20,000 Palestinian refugees…
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