Thursday, July 22, 2010

GOP Lawmaker Blasts White House for $23M Spent on Kenya Constitution Vote

Here many of us sit Unemployed , No work to be found , and the Obama administration is supporting Abortions in Kenya ?


23 Million dollars to support an agenda in another Country , especially Kenya , For obama might be Alright , but 23 Million Dollars of U.S Taxpayers Money , would go far in the hands of the almost 15 Million unemployed in the U.S .

But , it's better to support Abortions in Kenya !

A Republican lawmaker is accusing the White House of “unconscionable” and “illegal” acts for its role in Kenya's referendum on a new constitution, which would legalize abortion in the country for the first time.

Rep. Chris Smith of New Jersey cited a report by the U.S. Agency for International Development, or USAID, which estimated that more than $23 million in U.S. taxpayer funds have been spent on the referendum, and Smith and other conservatives have complained that at least some of that money has been spent in sport of the proposed constitution, possibly violating U.S. law.

“Under no circumstances should the U.S. government take sides,” Smith said at a news conference Wednesday. “Yet that is precisely what the Obama administration has done.”

He and other lawmakers accuse the Obama administration of offering incentives to Kenya to approve the controversial new constitution, promising that passage would “allow money to flow” into the nation's coffers. A federal law known as the Siljander Amendment makes it illegal for the U.S. government to lobby on abortion in other countries.

“We were unable to get any information prior to asking for those (USAID) reports,” Smith said. “There’s been no transparency in this process.”

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