The White House was expected to send a request to Capitol Hill for an additional aid package for Israel. The Clinton administration wants Congress, which will reconvene Tuesday, to give $450 million this year to Israel for military purposes and to help defray the cost of its withdrawal from Lebanon. The White House also wants to give an additional $225 million to Egypt and $75 million to Jordan.
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