"I think they’re quite capable of taking care of themselves," he said.
The statement came in response to a question in a Tuesday night debate about whether the GOP candidates would, as president, support Israel in an attack against Iran.
Paul responded that he wouldn’t expect such an attack to take place — but if it were to, "Why does Israel need our help? We need to get out of their way."
The United States sends roughly $3 billion to Israel in military assistance every year. (. . . )