House approves $1 billion for the Iron Dome as Democrats feud over Israel.

Posted on AllSides September 23rd, 2021
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Corinna Kern for The New York Times

The House on Thursday overwhelmingly approved $1 billion in new funding for Israel’s Iron Dome missile defense system, after a debate that exposed bitter divisions among Democrats over United States policy toward one of its closest allies.

The vote was 420 to 9 to help Israel replace missile interceptors used during heavy fighting in May amid a devastating rocket and missile war with the Palestinians, reflecting the widespread bipartisan support in Congress for Jerusalem that has persisted for decades.

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https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/23/us/politics/israel-iron-dome-congress.html

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