Blinken waives Congressional review of the sale, citing emergency

The U.S. State Department has approved the emergency sale to Israel of nearly 14,000 rounds of tank ammunition, it said Saturday.

The department said it had notified Congress on Friday of a sale of 13,981 high-explosive 120mm tank cartridges and related equipment worth $106.5 million.

That sale, while relatively small, comes amid heated political debate over the Gaza war, with Republicans slowing a far larger Biden administration request for new military spending for Israel and Ukraine.... Read More: i24