Sen. Rand Paul: Saudis Are ‘More than Capable’ of Defending Themselves

‘They spend eight times more on military than Iran’

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PAUL: "If you add Saudi Arabia’s military budget to all their allies, all these Gulf sheikdoms that surround Saudi Arabia, they spend eight times more on military than Iran, so they’re more than capable I think of holding off Iran, retaliating against Iran. It doesn’t -- you know that’s the real question, why does it always have to be the U.S.? Why do we always have to get involved?"

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