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October 13, 2023

House leaders get Israel briefing as WH crafts funding request

Reps. Gregory Meeks and Michael McCaul at a committee hearing

White House officials briefed top House lawmakers this afternoon on the evolving situation in Israel and the Gaza Strip, as well as Russia’s ongoing war with Ukraine.


House Foreign Affairs Committee Chair Michael McCaul (R-Texas) was among those who attended the classified briefing, along with Rep. Gregory Meeks of New York, the panel’s top Democrat, and Acting Speaker Pro Tem Patrick McHenry (R-N.C.).


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