US Senator Calls for Gradual Cut in Aid to Israel

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul on Monday called for a gradual reduction of American foreign aid, delivering the message in an unlikely venue — since Israel is among the top recipients of American assistance. Paul, a Republican from Kentucky, told reporters that the U.S. can't afford to keep borrowing money and then handing it out to others, even to allies like Israel. "It will harder to be a friend of Israel if we are out of money. It will be harder to defend Israel if we destroy our country...Full Story
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