House Republicans rebuke Schumer’s call for new elections in Israel: ‘Highly inappropriate’

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, West Virginia — House Republican leaders swiftly rebuked comments made by Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) Thursday calling for new leadership in Israel, accusing the Democratic leader of seeking to “meddle” in foreign elections.

“This is not only highly inappropriate, it’s just plain wrong for an American leader to play such a divisive role in Israeli politics while our closest ally in the region is an existential battle for its very survival,” House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) told reporters on Thursday.

Johnson’s comments came during an impromptu press conference during House Republicans’ annual issues conference at the Greenbrier Resort in West Virginia on Thursday. The media availability was abruptly scheduled in response to Schumer’s comments, which Johnson said was “rather shocking” for lawmakers as they gathered for meetings.

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