14 Democratic lawmakers urge the Biden White House to undertake a fundamental change in American policy on military aid to the Jewish state.
A group of 14 Democratic lawmakers on Thursday urged the Biden Administration to undertake a fundamental change in its approach to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Democratic Reps. Rashida Tlaib (MI), Ilhan Omar (MN), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY)and Ayanna Pressley (MA) held a press conference on Monday 15 July 2019 to respond to President Donald Trump’s criticism of them. – Screenshot/ YouTube
In a letter addressed to President Joe Biden and Secretary of State Antony Blinken, the group led by Representative Jamaal Bowman and Senator Bernie Sanders calls on the leaders to “undertake a change in American policy in recognition of the aggravation of violence, the continuation of the annexation of land and the denial of Palestinian rights”. Continue Reading »
37% of Jewish Americans disapprove of Biden’s job performance – nearly double the number from 2021, blamed on his botched exit from Afghanistan, faulty pandemic decisions, southern border crises and record-high inflation caused by ill-advised government policies.
By Ron Kampeas, JTA
The good news for Joe Biden is that a majority of U.S. Jews approve of the job he is doing. The bad news is that the number in a new poll, 63%, is a sharp double-digit drop from where he was last year.
A poll released Wednesday by the Jewish Electorate Institute, a group led by prominent Jewish Democrats, showed Biden’s approval rating down from 80% in a poll by the same organization last July. Continue Reading »
19 Senate Democrats send a letter to PM Binyamin Netanyahu & Defense Minister Benny Gantz, warning that Israeli sovereignty over Judea and Samaria, Israel’s ancestral homeland, would place Israel at risk.
By Elad Benari
A group of US Senators from the Democratic party have sent a letter to Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Alternate Prime Minister and Defense Minister Benny Gantz in which they warn against an Israeli move to apply sovereignty over Judea and Samaria.
Sen. Bernie Sanders claimed the United States is “complicit” in so-called Israeli occupation” and should rethink its military aid to the Jewish state.- Photo/ AP,Mary Altaffer
The letter, sent on Thursday, is signed by 19 Senate Democrats, led by Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT), Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) and Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD). Continue Reading »
Rep. Ilhan Omar’s colleague from Minnesota, Rep. Betty McCollum, called AIPAC, the pro-Israel/U.S. advocacy lobby, a “hate group” after the group featured her in “poorly worded” social media ads.
By Ben Ariel and JTA
A Minnesota congresswoman has called AIPAC a “hate group” inciting against her after the Israel lobby featured her in an attack ad, JTA reports.
“AIPAC claims to be a bipartisan organization, but its use of hate speech actually makes it a hate group,” US Rep. Betty McCollum, a Democrat, said in a statement on Wednesday.
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U.S. Rep Betty McCollum (L) and Rep. Ilhan Omar (R) – Photos: U.S.
Former UN envoy praises Trump’s ‘decisiveness’ and ‘resolve’ in authorizing the justified Soleimani strike, criticizing Democratic party leaders’ dishonest political spin to create negative emotions based on untrue rhetoric just to demonize Trump.
Former US envoy to the UN Nikki Haley took a jab at the Democratic party Monday night, saying Democrats were the only ones lamenting the death of Iranian general Qasem Soleimani.
In her interview for Fox News, she praised President Trump for his resolve in authorizing the Baghdad drone strike that killed Soleimani, the commander of the elite Quds force, and his key ally in Iraq. Continue Reading »
Penning a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, 106 House Democrats press him to “immediately” reverse decision recognizing Jewish settlements in Judea & Samaria as legal.
By OMRI NAHMIAS
WASHINGTON – A large group of 106 House Democrats sent a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday urging him to reverse “immediately” his recent announcement regarding the legality of the settlements.
Led by Rep. Andy Levin of Michigan, the letter was signed by 12 committee chairs. The group includes veteran congress people such as Rep. John Lewis (D-Georgia) and Rep. Maxine Waters (D-California), along with other high-profile representatives, such as Massachusetts Rep. Continue Reading »
It’s horribly ironic that Senator Dianne Feinstein (Dem), who’s been known for her fierce opposition to Americans owning firearms, wants to tax those same Americans to finance automatic assault-rifles (AK-47) for terrorists while also exempting those terrorists from any liability after injuring or killing American civilians during terrorist attacks.
By Daniel Greenfield — 6 DEM SENATORS SELL OUT JEWISH TERROR VICTIMS TO RESTORE CASH TO ISLAMIC TERRORISTS
In 2002, Shmuel Waldman, an American from New Jersey, was shot while boarding a bus in Israel. The terrorist attack killed 2 people and left 40 injured. Among that 40 was Shmuel whose leg was blown apart, forcing him to undergo multiple surgical procedures, and leaving him suffering from PTSD. Continue Reading »
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi attacks Pres. Trump and the Republicans who called out Muslim congresswoman Rashida Tlaib for distorting history, suggesting Arabs in British Mandate gave Jews a ‘safe haven’.
– WATCH: Ben Shapiro explains why Rep Tlaib’s anti-Semitic propaganda was offensive.
By Ben Ariel
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Monday called on President Donald Trump and the Republicans to apologize to congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) for “misrepresenting” her comments on Israel and the Holocaust.
“Republicans’ desperate attempts to smear @RepRashida & misrepresent her comments are outrageous. President @realDonaldTrump & House GOP should apologize to Rep. Tlaib & the American people for their gross misrepresentations,” tweeted Pelosi. Continue Reading »
It really is time for #Jexodus!
Traditionally the party of American Jews, with 500 rockets fired, not a single 2020 Democrat presidential candidate issued a statement against the rocket-attack on Israel. BUT, no one should be surprised, since past Democratic POTUS’ have happily courted those who called for, and worked for, the death of Jews.
By Mordechai Sones
Longtime New York Democrat State Assemblyman, pro-Israel advocate, and current Coalition for a Positive America Chairman Dov Hikind today excoriated the Democratic Party, saying “Hamas rockets fly but Democratic condemnation is nil.”
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Pro-Israel U.S. Voters, WAKE UP!
Poll conducted this year found a mere 27% of Democrats sympathize with Israel than Palestinians, as compared with 79% of Republicans.
BY MICHAEL WILNER
WASHINGTON – A bipartisan bill combating the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement making its way through Congress has earned the support of a majority of senators, save for a handful that share one thing in common: plans to run for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination.
No senator who has expressed an interest in running for president this cycle – Senators Kamala Harris of California, Cory Booker of New Jersey, Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, Bernie Sanders of Vermont and Kirsten Gillibrand of New York – has joined 57 of their colleagues to cosponsor the Israel Anti-Boycott Act. Continue Reading »
Still fuming over President Trump’s Jerusalem recognition, the PA autocrat refused to meet with a U.S. delegation of 11 Democratic representatives, despite their lack of allegiance to, and continued criticism of, the US president.
By Arutz Sheva North America Staff,
Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas refused to meet with a delegation of Democratic members of the U.S. House of Representatives that visited Israel two months ago, in protest of the Trump administration’s policies toward Israel, Haaretz revealed.
According to the newspaper, Abbas’ refusal to meet the delegation caught its members by surprise, because many of them are constant critics of the Trump administration and were hoping to hear Abbas’ point of view about Trump’s policies while visiting the region. Continue Reading »