Foreign aid

U.S. House pushes through Israel-only aid bill with dim future in Senate

BY: - November 2, 2023

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House on Thursday approved a $14.3 billion spending bill to aid Israel in its war against Hamas, but the measure stands no chance of passing the Senate and has elicited a veto threat from the White House. The 14-page bill, one of the first major tests for newly elected GOP Speaker […]

Food aid shipment departs Washington amid threats to program in Congress

BY: - August 17, 2023

A shipment of American-grown wheat departed the Port of Longview for the Middle East this week, the latest delivery from Washington through the nation’s vaunted Food for Peace program. But those on hand Tuesday to celebrate as the Liberty Glory embarked carrying 28,000 metric tons of grain, said future deliveries are endangered because some members […]