Biden threatens veto of US House’s standalone Israel aid bill

US President Joe Biden’s administration said on Monday he would veto a standalone bill backed by House of Representatives Republicans that would provide aid to Israel, as it backs a broader bill providing assistance to Ukraine and Israel and providing new funds for border security. “The Administration strongly encourages both chambers of the Congress […]

US House to vote on Republicans’ standalone $14.3 bln Israel bill

The US House of Representatives plans a vote on Thursday on a Republican plan to provide $14.3 billion in aid to Israel by cutting Internal Revenue Service (IRS) funding, setting up a clash with the Democratic-controlled Senate and White House. Republicans unveiled the bill on Monday, in the first major legislative action under new […]