We pay for that dump to continue operating, it’s time we stop. We can use that money to pay for the border wall, and removing them from NY means we will gain some prime NY real estate. I think NY could use some affordable housing or even another park. Either will improve lives more than what that collection of malcontents does. Historically, the UN has made things worse in the world. Just ask Rwanda and Haiti.
.@nikkihaley: "The United States is by far the single largest contributor to the @UN… We'll be honest with you: when we make generous contributions to the UN, we also have a legitimate expectation that our goodwill is recognize and respected." pic.twitter.com/yjzeG06Ttu
— Fox News (@FoxNews) December 21, 2017
The United Nations General Assembly voted overwhelmingly Thursday for a resolution effectively rebuking U.S. President Donald Trump for recognizing the disputed city of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and pledging to move the U.S. embassy there.
The vote came despite threats by Mr. Trump and U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley that the U.S. would take punitive measures, such as reducing foreign aid and cutting contributions to the U.N., against countries voting in favor of the resolution.
The General Assembly resolution didn’t explicitly refer to the U.S., instead asserting that unilateral decisions such as Mr. Trump’s have no legal effect and must be rescinded. In the vote, 128 countries voted in favor and 9 against, with 35 abstaining.
“We will remember [the vote], when so many countries come calling on us to pay even more and to use our influence to their benefit,” Ms. Haley said during the General Assembly debate, adding the emergency meeting and the vote were signs of disrespect toward the U.S. for exercising its sovereignty by deciding to move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. She said the vote wouldn’t affect Mr. Trump’s decision.
Ms.Haley appeared visibly angry and left the chamber after speaking.