Hamas, not Netanyahu, is the obstacle to peace, Barrasso says in rebuff to Schumer

Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY) joined the number of critics Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) has received after suggesting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has “lost his way.”

Schumer made his remarks against Israel‘s prime minister on Thursday, suggesting that Israel hold new elections. In a televised appearance on Sunday, Barrasso stated that Schumer should not be telling Israeli residents “who they get to vote for.”

“Schumer called Netanyahu an obstacle to peace,” Barrasso said on Fox News’s Sunday Morning Futures with Maria Bartiromo. “The obstacle to peace is Hamas, the Hamas terrorists, the Hamas murderers, the Hamas rapists. Israel and the United States have been closest of allies for decades. Israel has every right to defend itself, and Republicans and Democrats alike have been saying that in the Senate.”

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