The Obama administration is clandestinely trying to resume funding a U.N. body that officially recognized the “State of Palestine.” But members of Congress say that they won’t stand for it. A footnote tucked into the president’s recently unveiled budget proposal reveals the administration’s intent to resume funding for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, otherwise known as UNESCO. UNESCO caused an international firestorm last year when it accepted Palestine as a member – despite the fact that Palestine is neither a state nor a full member of the U.N.