Pro-Palestinian federal workers plan hunger strike as White House backs peaceful protests

A group that claims it is comprised of federal employees is planning to hold a one-day hunger strike in protest of the war in Gaza.

The strike, planned by Feds United for Peace, comes as the White House said on Monday that President Joe Biden welcomes peaceful protests as efforts to pressure him into backing an end to hostilities in Gaza between Israel and Hamas continue.

Biden reportedly met with a group of ceasefire advocates backstage at a union conference in Washington last week, and protests have followed him across the country ever since the Oct. 7 Hamas terrorist attacks ignited fighting in the Gaza strip.

“It’s hard to say if he’s going to have regular conversations [with ceasefire protesters in the future],” White House press secretary Read more…

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