Senate Democrats unite behind two-state solution following Netanyahu remarks

Nearly every Senate Democrat joined forces on Wednesday to co-sponsor a proposed amendment to the defense supplemental spending package declaring U.S. support for a two-state solution for Israel and the Palestinians

Sen. Brian Schatz (D-HI) offered the amendment, which reiterates that U.S. policy favors a two-state solution, along with 48 of his Democratic colleagues in response to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announcing his opposition to the approach. 

Only two of the Senate’s 51 Democrats, Sens. John Fetterman (D-PA) and Joe Manchin (D-WV), did not co-sponsor the amendment.

“We, as members of the Democratic Conference, thought it was very important to reiterate American foreign policy as it relates to a two state solution,” Schatz told reporters at the Capitol on Wednesday. 

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