Obama releases $70M aid increase to Israel a day before rival Mitt Romney visits Jerusalem

Associated Press via The Washington Post 7/27/2012

President Barack Obama said Friday he is releasing an additional $70 million in military aid for Israel, a previously announced move that appeared timed to upstage Republican rival Mitt Romney’s trip to Israel this weekend.

The stepped-up U.S. aid, first announced in May, will go to help Israel […]