“We cannot state this strongly enough: the bill does not ‘punish U.S. persons based solely on their expressed political beliefs.’”
Three Democratic senators are calling on the administration to investigate whether President Trump’s counter-terrorism adviser Sebastian Gorka broke the law by not disclosing to immigration authorities that he was a member of a Hungarian Nazi-allied group.
For liberal Jewish groups, David Friedman represents more than just a hawkish candidate for America’s top diplomatic position in Israel.
His announcement comes the day after another Dianne Feinstein, another Jewish senator, announced that she would oppose the Friedman pick.
Sen. Ben Cardin, the top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Affairs Committee, said declaring Israeli ownership of the Golan Heights was not “timely” while Syria was mired in civil war.
Senator Patrick Leahy wants an investigation into whether Israel and Egypt use American military aid to violate human rights. Fellow Democrat Ben Cardin trashed that claim — and said there was no comparison between the two countries.
Senator Ben Cardin, the top Democrat on the influential Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said on Friday he would vote against the nuclear agreement with Iran, in a blow to President Barack Obama’s hopes of building more significant support for the pact.
Senator Ben Cardin, the top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said on Thursday he has not yet decided how he would vote on the nuclear agreement with Iran but said he felt U.S. negotiators had made significant progress.
A talk-show caller accused a Jewish U.S. senator, Ben Cardin, of dual loyalty to Israel.
A handful of Republicans joined Senate Democrats to reject by a 54-45 vote a proposed amendment offered by Republican Senator John Barrasso that would have added the terrorism clause to a bill subjecting an international nuclear agreement to review by the U.S. Congress.