'It Makes Utterly No Sense At All': Rand Paul Questions Giving Money to Afghanistan

Sen. Rand Paul defended his decision last week to block a quick vote on a House-passed bill to provide $1 billion for Israel’s Iron Dome defense system.

Paul tried to alter the House-passed bill to rescind $6 billion in Afghanistan reconstruction funds, with $1 billion being used to cover the Iron Dome funding and the rest being sent back to the Treasury. He argued that the Afghanistan money could otherwise go to the Taliban.

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