Opposition MKs blame Netanyahu for White House rejection of increased missile defense funding

Opposition leader Isaac Herzog stated Wednesday that Prime Minster Benjamin Netanyahu’s ego was to blame for the Obama administration’s opposition to increasing defense aid for Israel’s missile defense program.

On Tuesday the White House released a statement opposing a call by US lawmakers to increase government funding for Israel’s missile defense program by $455 million above the 2017 fiscal year budget request.

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Politics-And-Diplomacy/Opposition-MKs-blame-Netanyahu-for-White-House-rejection-of-increased-missile-defense-funding-456800

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