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House Democrats remove money for Israel's Iron Dome system in funding bill

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Dems wanted to include $1 billion in the forthcoming spending bill to resupply Israel’s Iron Dome missile defense system. Members of the Squad announced this week that they’d vote against the spending bill if it contained money for Iron Dome. Since Pelosi's margin in the House is razor thin, she had no choice but to strip the provision out.
11 months ago·Washington, United States

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Times of India

iron dome: Faceoff: Should US fund Israel's Iron Dome? Debate divides Twitter

The leader of the U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Committee introduced legislation on Wednesday to provide $1 billion to Israel to replenish its "Iron Dome" missile-defense system, a day after the funding was removed from a broader spending bill.

11 months ago·Mumbai, India
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House Democrats strip Iron Dome money from government funding bill

House Democrats on Tuesday stripped $1 billion for Israel's Iron Dome defense system from its short-term government funding bill after backlash from progressives, people familiar with the decision tell Axios.Why it matters: There has never been a situation where military aid for Israel was held up because of objections from members of Congress. While the funding will get a vote in its current defense bill, the clash underscores the deep division…

11 months ago·Los Angeles, United States
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News18 India

Bill To Provide $1 Billion For Israel Iron Dome System Introduced In U.S. Congress

The leader of the U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Committee introduced legislation on Wednesday to provide $1 billion to Israel to replenish its "Iron Dome" missiledefense system, a day after the funding was removed from a broader spending bill.

11 months ago·India
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Reuters

Military aid for Israel removed from U.S. bill to fund government

By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON - Democratic lawmakers on Tuesday removed $1 billion in military funding for Israel from legislation to fund the U.S. government after objections from House of Representatives liberals, setting the stage for a potential fight over the matter later this year. Some House Democrats objected to a provision in a stopgap spending bill to provide the additional

11 months ago·United Kingdom
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The Independent

AOC and ‘Squad’ defund Israel’s Iron Dome defence system from $1bn spending bill

Israel US embassy denies reports it will become the second country in as many weeks to withdraw ambassador in protest of Democrat’s foreign policy.

11 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Washington Times

‘Legislative terrorists’: Far-left Democrats push Pelosi to strip Israel aid from funding bill

Far-left Democrats, including members of the “Squad,” successfully pressured House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday into stripping military aid to Israel from a bill to keep the federal government open past Sept. 30.

11 months ago·Washington, United States
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