Erdan: “Squad” behavior in Iron Dome vote verges on antisemitism.
While Republicans in Congress generally do support sending aid to Israel, a sticking point in the bill was the removal of the “Helms Amendment” for the first time in more than half a century.
Gallup polls show that over the last 20 years, majorities have always rated Israel as “very” or “mostly positive.”
For the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, 59% of respondents they sided more with Israel, while 24% said they support more the Palestinians.
Experts says US and Israel should put together proper protocol partnerships to address lessons learned from working with China.
Gregory Meeks said that US money should not be used to annex West Bank territory.
According to the former ambassador, "The US will need to be in dialogue with both Israelis and Palestinians," include Arab partners. This, in light of Iran's proximity to nuclear weaponry.
The funding, once unremarkable, now faces calls for cuts from a small group of Democratic Party left-wingers, who say it should be leveraged to pressure Israel not annex parts of the West Bank.
American economic activity has declined in recent weeks at a rate not seen since the Great Depression.
A bill formalizing the figure gained support from both Republican and Democratic senators.