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White House: Biden would veto Israel Security Assistance Support Act

ByPimpHesus

May 15, 2024

Joe Biden talks on the phone with Chinese President Xi Jinping, Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021, in the Treaty Room of the White House. (Official White House photo by Adam Schultz)

(JNS) — The Office of Management and Budget, which is part of the White House, stated on Tuesday that U.S. President Joe Biden would veto H.R. 8369, the Israel Security Assistance Support Act, if it came across his desk.

The bill, which is scheduled for a House vote on Wednesday and which has a companion Senate version as of today, condemns the Biden administration’s decision to pause an arms shipment to Israel and would withhold funds from the Pentagon and U.S. State Department unless that and future shipments are approved.

The White House “strongly opposes” the bill, “which seeks to limit the president’s discretion to ensure that the delivery of certain defense articles and services aligns with U.S. foreign policy objectives,” it stated.

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