Some of AIPAC’s most prominent and longstanding congressional allies have defied the lobby to write statements against Israeli annexation.
One Jewish candidate, running for Senate in Alaska, said he once killed a grizzly bear in self-defense.
The resolution aims to redress decisions by the Trump and Netanyahu administrations to retreat from the two-state solution.
Plame shared articles from an Holocaust denying website in 2017; in her recent ad, she mentions that she’s descended from Jewish immigrants.
They condemned Trump but didn’t explicitly call it “anti-Semitic” like they did with Omar. Meanwhile, Jewish Democrats in Congress did the opposite.
It was the right call. Omar and Tlaib were visiting Israel to do it harm.
A Palestinian state is “far more dangerous to Israel” than BDS, the right-wing legislators wrote to the measure’s four sponsors.
Ironically, Emmer had accused several Jewish Democrats of themselves being anti-Semitic for not sufficiently condemning Ilhan Omar.
In a speech on the House floor, Rashida Tlaib condemned “the racist policies of the government and the state of Israel.”
The resolution, backed by the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, also supports the two state-outcome to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.