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Title: Sanders Demands $1bn in Gaza Aid
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URL Source: https://www.palestinechronicle.com/ ... yes-vote-on-iron-dome-funding/
Published: Oct 10, 2021
Author: Mike Rivero
Post Date: 2021-10-10 10:14:44 by Horse
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in Exchange for ‘Yes’ Vote on Iron Dome Funding

US Senator Bernie Sanders said that he would back additional funding for Israel’s Iron Dome but that he also demanded the same $1 billion aid commitment for Gaza, as a necessary counterweight to the US’ overwhelming military support for Israel, according to Israeli media.

Giving Israel an extra $1 billion in emergency funding would be “unconscionable” and “irresponsible”, Sanders wrote in a letter to Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, prior to a vote over the $1 billion emergency funding bill for Israel’s Iron Dome, ‘Jewish Currents’ revealed.

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