Under the cloak of a virtual mainstream media blackout, President Trump just approved billions they already receive:
U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday signed into law a defense spending bill which codifies a ten-year memorandum of understanding with Israel negotiated during the Obama administration.
The bill includes $500 million for U.S.-Israel missile defense cooperation and up to $50 million for U.S.-Israel cooperation to detect enemy tunnels into Israel. The measure was approved by the Senate earlier this month before going to Trump for his signature.
In December of 2016, the U.S. Senate voted in favor of a defense policy bill which includes more than $600 million for missile defense cooperation with Israel.
This aid is separate from the memorandum of understanding signed between Israel and the U.S. in September of that year, and which grants Israel $3.8 billion annually beginning in 2018 and through 2028.
After the memorandum of understanding was signed, Republican senators said they would seek to overturn part of it so that Israel can receive even more aid.
Even though a border wall would do virtually nothing to solve the Third World immigration problem in the U.S., it does illustrate where Trump’s priorities certainly lie, and those priorities are in Israel, not at home. As Pat Buchanan once stated, “Capitol Hill is Israeli occupied territory.”
One might ask why Israel needs $50 million to stop Arabs from allegedly digging tunnels under the border into Israel, as if that could possibly lead to a real invasion, but to ask such a question is “antisemitic”.