US House of Representatives Approves Funding for Iron Dome
The US House of Representatives on Wednesday passed a $1.5 trillion omnibus spending package, which includes $1 billion in emergency funding for the Iron Dome missile defense system, Haaretz reports.
After the round of fighting in Gaza last May, US President Joe Biden said he ensured then-Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of his “full support to replenish Israel’s Iron Dome system.”
The House in September overwhelmingly approved funding for the Iron Dome as a standalone measure following a brief uproar about including it in a stopgap funding measure.
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