Lindsey Graham reveals White House rejected Israel's request for $4.6 billion in aid annually, tells Haaretz that Congress isn’t obligated by any pact Obama signs with Netanyahu.
July 29, 2016
A senior Republican senator has harshly criticized U.S. President Barack Obama and his national security adviser, Susan Rice, saying they have "not (been) generous enough" toward Israel in negotiations over a new military aid deal.In an interview with Haaretz, Sen. Lindsey Graham said Congress doesn’t see itself as obligated by any agreement Obama signs with the Israeli government. He added that most legislators support increasing aid to Israel beyond the level proposed by the White House. http://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/1.733808