Even when AIPAC or the Israeli government were not opposing a sale, some supporters in Congress would immediately declare their intent to lead the fight to kill it.
The Trump administration have been pushing hard for the sale in the administration’s waning days.
Netanyahu’s "vision of himself as the chief defender of the Jewish people against calamity allowed him to justify almost anything that would keep him in power,” wrote the former president.
91 Senators have cosponsored the Senate version of the resolution, which congratulates the governments and people of Israel, the UAE and Bahrain on reaching these historic agreements.
Israel agreed to suspend its planned extension of sovereignty over parts of Judea and Samaria to facilitate relations with the UAE and potentially other Arab and Muslim countries.
"I am proud, as this is the least that we can do to give a little back to American Jewry, for their contribution and their ongoing support in the land of Israel."
“It politicizes US support for Israel's security."
I have not seen anyone provide a survey of all the different ways that annexation would court disaster and how they interrelate, so I will do so.
"We cannot allow US tax dollars to be used to violate Palestinians' human rights," the Senator tweeted
According to AIPAC, the letter, which is yet to be released, “threatens the US-Israel relationship in ways that would damage American interests... and makes a two-state solution less likely."