"Israel is such an important ally to the United States, and an organization that uses its platform to undermine their sovereignty should not be receiving US taxpayer funds," Sen. Mike Braun said.
The non-binding resolution proposed by Republican senators states that the US “should be represented by a single diplomatic mission in Jerusalem.”
The Senate Judiciary Committee's 22 members will have the opportunity to question Ketanji Brown Jackson on Tuesday and Wednesday, with outside experts testifying on Thursday.
After an eight-month delay, Deborah Lipstadt is expected to be nominated by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesday. If confirmed, she will wait for a final full Senate vote.
The US showed "overwhelming commitment to Israel’s security," Prime Minister Naftali Bennett wrote on Twitter.
Sen. Ron Johnson asked to hold the nomination - it will be considered in the next meeting. Sen. Menendez: "You don't like a candidate? Vote against them. But this process of holding makes no sense."
Now that the Iran deal was coming back, what would Dr. Oz, who might become the first Muslim ever to hold a United States Senate seat, say?
It's not clear what slavery, Ethiopian immigration, or the alliance between US Jews and Blacks in the civil rights era had to do with the Iranian threat.
Louisiana senator Dr. Bill Cassidy hit out at Amnesty International's new report which claimed Israel is an apartheid state.
"The boom in oil sales has refilled the Iranian regime’s once-empty coffers, removed crucial American leverage over Iran, and encouraged the Iranians to stall negotiations in Vienna."