Republican demands new special counsel to investigate Biden withholding Israel aid

Republican demands new special counsel to investigate Biden withholding Israel aid


Rep. Claudia Tenney (R-NY) is requesting that the Justice Department appoint a special counsel to investigate President Joe Biden for withholding military aid to Israel as House Republicans continue to criticize the president for weakening U.S. support for the Jewish state.

Tenney sent a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland on Wednesday asking him to appoint a special counsel to review Biden’s decision to withhold an arms transfer that included 3,500 bombs over concerns regarding the growing Israeli offensive in Rafah.

The New York Republican pointed to the Israel Security Supplemental Appropriations Act, which Biden signed into law last month, that allocated $26.38 billion to support Israel, including $4 billion to replenish the Iron Dome and David’s Sling missile defense systems and additional humanitarian

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