Biden relaxes Ramadan celebrations amid low popularity with Arab Americans

President Joe Biden could downscale the White House’s Ramadan celebrations this year as he faces pushback from the Muslim community over his handling of the Israel-Hamas war.

White House officials normally host hundreds of Muslim leaders from across the United States to mark the end of Ramadan at an ​​Eid al Fitr celebration. But this year, officials were warned that people could decline the invitations in protest of the president’s support for Israel, according to Politico. 

“I’m not sure how they’re going to be able to do this this year. A lot of people are just not going to go,” a Muslim leader who has attended previous Ramadan receptions hosted by Biden said. “[Many find it too difficult] to celebrate with the president they deem responsible,
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