Tag: benjamin netanyahu
Last week, U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., the chairman of the U.S. House Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee, helped lead a letter signed by 190 Democrats in the U.S. House to the Israeli government expressing concern over potential efforts to unilaterally annex parts of the West Bank.
The top Republicans in the U.S. House--including U.S. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., U.S. House Minority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., and U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wy., who leads the House Republican Conference--sent a letter to Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu this week. More than 110 House Republicans signed the letter.
Ok, I know jaws might drop over this suggestion and Trump haters might even go so far as to suggest an investigation as to Russia’s possible ties to the ‘mad’ Russian Avigdor, but there is nothing wrong with being mad like a fox.
On Monday, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla.. focused on Middle Eastern affairs, calling on President Donald Trump to get tough with Iran and showcasing his support of Israel.
Florida’s two Republicans in the U.S. Senate parted ways on whether Israel did the right thing in banning two Democrats in the U.S. House who have been critical of that nation.
Florida Congressman in Charge of House Middle East Subcommittee Meets With Netanyahu, Israel Leaders
From his perch as chairman of the U.S. House Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee, U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., joined other members of Congress last week to tour Israel and meeting with key leaders including Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh.
What does this victory mean for Netanyahu’s controversial campaign promises, such as Israeli claiming sovereignty over parts of Judea and Samaria (a.k.a. the West Bank)?
With elections in Israel set for Tuesday, final polls show Benny Gantz running slightly ahead of Prime Minister Netanyahu. Will this last-minute policy shift be enough to put Bibi over the top?