Bernie Sanders turns up the heat on Biden with historic move

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is putting President Joe Biden and his support for Israel‘s war against Hamas in the hot seat, spearheading a vote on a resolution to examine the war effort.

The Senate is slated to hold a vote on Tuesday on a resolution, which would have the State Department examine if weapons the U.S. has given to Israel have been used to commit acts that violate international human rights law. Sanders has led the effort and told Punchbowl News that he is concerned about how the war is affecting civilians in Gaza.

“The concern that I have is that we are now going to war against the Palestinian people in general,” he told the outlet.

The proposed resolution would task the State Department with investigating “credible allegations of the violation of internationally recognized
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