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Stephen Lendman – Congressional Spending Bill Generously Funds Israel’s Killing Machine

Ahead of the holiday recess, Congress on Friday overwhelmingly passed a sweeping $1.8 trillion spending bill – heavily larded with hundreds of billions in corporate tax breaks along with billions for Israel’s killing machine.

Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D. TX) called the measure “a Christmas tree bill because special interests get special presents, all in ornaments on this tree.”

On Thursday, House members passed it by a 316-113 bipartisan majority. On Friday, Senate members followed by a nearly two-to-one 65 to 33 vote.

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