The Florida Republican Senator reintroduces legislation that would protect the 2016 ‘Memorandum of Understanding’ aid package and “The Combating BDS Act of 2019,” that did not get passed in the previous Congress.
By Elad Benari
Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) has reintroduced pro-Israel legislation that did not get passed in the last Congress, JTA reported on Friday.
Rubio, together with Sen. James Risch (R-ID), on Thursday, the first day of the new Congress, combined a number of Middle East-related bills into a single bill, jump-starting the process.
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Meeting in February 2013 with Israeli President Shimon Peres during trip to Jordan and Israel.
Senators Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz and Dean Heller sponsor new legislation, the “Jerusalem Embassy and Recognition Act” to relocate US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Israel’s capital.
• Sen. Marco Rubio: “Jerusalem is the eternal capital of the Jewish State of Israel, and that’s where America’s Embassy belongs.”
By Yoni Hersch, News Agencies & Israel Hayom Staff
Three Republican senators on Tuesday introduced legislation that would move the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, a break from previous U.S. policy that would effectively recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
Senators (l-r) Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio and Dean Heller – Wikimedia Commons
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