U.S. Should Only Fund Israel, Allies When It Has Surplus: Paul

“What I will say and I will say over and over again, we cannot give away money we don’t have,” Sen. Rand Paul says in response to question about aid to Israel during Fox News’ debate among GOP candidates in Cleveland.

  • Says U.S. shouldn’t be borrowing money from countries such as China so that it can send money to Israel; also says Israel “is a great ally”
  • “We do not project power from bankruptcy court”
  • N.J. Gov. Chris Christie resonds: “I absolutely believe that Israel is a priority to be able to fund and keep them strong and safe,”