Senators threaten to cut Palestinian aid

Sen. Lindsey Graham, South Carolina Republican, and Sen. Robert Menendez, New Jersey Democrat, threatened to withhold U.S. financial aid if the Palestinians seek to use an enhanced U.N. status against Israel.

** FILE ** Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a statement to the press about the Palestinian bid to the U.N. during a visit to an exhibition marking 35 years since Egyptian president Anwar Sadat's visit to Israel at the Menachem Begin Heritage Center in Jerusalem, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012. (AP Photo/Gali Tibbon, Pool)

** FILE ** Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a statement to the press about the Palestinian bid to the U.N. during a visit to an exhibition marking 35 years since Egyptian president Anwar Sadat's visit to Israel at the Menachem Begin Heritage Center in Jerusalem, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012. (AP Photo/Gali Tibbon, Pool)

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