Biden was forced to scale back scope of Ramadan event after pushback from Muslim leaders

President Joe Biden scaled back a planned Ramadan event after Muslim leaders expressed their dissatisfaction over his stance on the war in Gaza.

Biden met with some Muslim leaders and then held a small dinner with some Muslims in his administration, Reuters reported. While the event was expected to be a larger affair, such as in years past, the White House told the Washington Examiner that it gave community leaders the option to choose the format, and the consensus was a working meeting on policy.

One Muslim advocacy group, Emgage Action, told the news outlet it declined Biden’s invitation, citing “continued unconditional military aid to Israel,” which has led to a “humanitarian catastrophe of epic proportions.”

The White House confirmed that some individuals, including those from Emgage Action, declined to go to the event
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