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US Boosts Aid to Jordan Despite Trump Threats of Cuts

President Donald Trump's rhetoric on punishing countries that don't agree with U.S. policy in the Middle East collided with reality on Wednesday as his administration announced it would boost aid to Jordan by more than $1 billion over the next five years.   Despite Trump's repeated threats to cut assistance to such nations, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Jordan's Foreign Minister Ayman al-Safadi signed the increased aid package, which represents a 27-percent...

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