Trump to maintain US aid to Israel despite budget cuts to State Dept. | World Israel News

 

Money allocated for military aid to Israel will be kept in Trump’s budget to ensure Israel maintains its qualitative edge over its enemies.

US military aid to Israel will be spared from cuts to the US State Department in the budget presented by US President Donald Trump that would earmark $10 billion less to the US State Department in 2018 than the current fiscal year.

“(The President’s 2018 budget) provides $3.1 billion to meet the security assistance commitment to Israel, currently at an all-time high, ensuring that Israel has the ability to defend itself from threats and maintain its qualitative military edge,” the budget reads…

Source: Trump to maintain US aid to Israel despite budget cuts to State Dept. | World Israel News

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