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Lindsey Graham

Republican presidential candidate U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham formally announces his campaign for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination in Central, South Carolina June 1, 2015.
United States Senator from South Carolina


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  • WASHINGTON— Congress is poised to override President Barack Obama's veto of a bill that would allow families of Sept. 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia for the kingdom's alleged backing of the terrorists who carried out the attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people. The legislation, known as JASTA, gives victims' families the right to sue in U.S. court for any role that...

  • Senators Lindsey Graham, Kelly Ayotte, John McCain and Ted Cruz told a news conference they had filed a measure to give Israel an additional $1.5 billion in military aid, while renewing U.S. sanctions on Iran. Arguing that U.S. law gives Congress control of spending, they objected to a provision preventing Israel from asking for additional funds from Congress...

  • Senators Lindsey Graham, Kelly Ayotte, John McCain and Ted Cruz told a news conference they wanted to add a measure giving Israel an additional $1.5 billion in military aid to a bill expected later this year to renew U.S. sanctions on Iran. Arguing that Congress, not the administration, sets spending policy under U.S. law, they objected to a provision in the...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 13- The United States and Israel have agreed on a record $38 billion package of U.S. military aid and will sign the new pact on Wednesday, enshrining defense funding for Washington's closest Middle East ally for the next decade, officials said. Those include Israel's agreement not to seek additional funds from Congress beyond what will be...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 13- The United States and Israel have agreed on a record $38 billion package of U.S. military aid and will sign the new pact on Wednesday, enshrining defense funding for Washington's closest Middle East ally for the next decade, officials said. Those include Israel's agreement not to seek additional funds from Congress beyond what will be...

  • *Israel originally sought upwards of $4.5 billion a year. WASHINGTON, Sept 13- The United States and Israel have reached final agreement on a record $38 billion package of U.S. military aid and the new 10- year pact is expected to be signed as early as Wednesday, sources close to the matter told Reuters. Those include Israel's agreement not to seek additional funds...

  • *Israel originally sought upwards of $4.5 billion a year. WASHINGTON/ JERUSALEM, Sept 13- The United States and Israel have reached final agreement on a record new package of at least $38 billion in U.S. military aid and the 10- year pact is expected to be signed this week, sources close to the matter told Reuters on Tuesday. Those include Israel's agreement not to...

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