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Tillerson State Dept. Demanding Israel Hand Back Millions in U.S. Military Aid


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(Worthy News) - Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has been pushing the Trump White House to demand that Israel give back to the United States millions of dollars in military aid, prompting pushback in the West Wing and further fueling ongoing tensions between Foggy Bottom and the White House over a range of key diplomatic issues, according to multiple sources briefed on the situation.

The Washington Free Beacon first reported on Friday that the State Department has been lobbying the White House to call for Israel to hand back some $75 million in U.S. military aid that was awarded to the Jewish state above the Obama administration's financial request in 2016.

The former administration came under fire from congressional leaders and the pro-Israel community for conditioning U.S. military aid—a cornerstone of the U.S.-Israel alliance—on a provision that bars Israel from lobbying Congress for increased aid as a range of conflicts in the Middle East develop. [ Source (Read More...) ]

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1 thought on “Tillerson State Dept. Demanding Israel Hand Back Millions in U.S. Military Aid

  1. How ridiculous, have they demanded Iran give back the billions we have given them? Palestine? Egypt? Thee United States never needs to go against Israel, unless it wants to be out of God's blessings.

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