House GOP moves to fund Israeli aid by cutting IRS

By Tony Bertuca / October 30, 2023 at 4:21 PM
House Republicans have put forth a standalone bill that would provide $14.3 billion in aid to Israel in its war against Hamas by cutting the Internal Revenue Service, something Democrats have said they will oppose. The House Rules Committee is scheduled to discuss the measure on Wednesday. The amount, which would provide about $11 billion specifically for the Defense Department to aid Israel, is in line with what the White House sought in a national security supplemental spending request that...

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