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Republican U.S. Senator Rubio reintroduces pro-Israel legislation

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.

Meeting in February 2013 with Israeli President Shimon Peres during trip to Jordan and Israel.

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Republican senators present bill to move U.S Embassy to Jerusalem


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

Senators (l-r) Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio and Dean Heller – Wikimedia Commons

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Mahmoud Abbas’ Palestinian Authority Condemned by US Republican Presidential Candidates


Both Cruz and Rubio blast frontrunner Trump’s proposed ‘neutrality’, insisting they’ll remain supportive of Israel against the ‘murderous’ Palestinian Authority.

By Israel Today Staff


With Super Tuesday, the biggest day in the US presidential primaries, fast approaching (March 1), candidates on the Republican side are looking to bolster their pro-Israel credentials and win the Evangelical Christian vote.

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Earlier this month, frontrunner Donald Trump suggested he’d be “neutral” in his dealing with Israel and the Palestinians.

One of his top challengers, Senator Marco Rubio (Florida), said at a rally in Houston on Wednesday that he’d take the exact opposite approach. Continue Reading »