The silence cannot be because of any doubts regarding Greene’s record of espousing antisemitism, violence and lunatic conspiracy theories.
Cawthorn, 25, is a freshman Republican congressman from North Carolina who has established an outspoken presence on social media.
The bill would establish a grant program for American universities and nonprofits to team up with Israeli counterparts to research post-traumatic stress disorder.
The US House of Representatives voted on Thursday to strip Republican congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene of two high-profile committee assignments.
Riggleman co-authored — and passed — a nonbinding resolution condemning QAnon and noting that its theories “fanned the flames of antisemitism.”
In the amendment, Republicans argue that she has made antisemitic comments that are grounds for dismissal.
“As my heart started to race, I thought to myself, ‘I’ve been through much worse," she said.
“We're not doing that as a favor, but because it's in the interest of the United States to do so globally,” said US State Department spokesman Ned Price, who also spoke about Iran.
Former board chair and newly elected Congresswoman Kathy Manning as well as Israel's new Ambassador to the United States Gilad Erdan will also be present for the meeting.