Congress fractures on how to respond to Iran’s attack on Israel

In the wake of Iran’s missile attack on Israel, President Joe Biden has reportedly told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu not to retaliate against Iran. Now, members of Congress are weighing in on what they think is appropriate action moving forward. 

Members of Congress have been divided on the Israel-Hamas War, with some in the president’s own party criticizing his stance for being too pro-Israel. Biden recently has used stronger language with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, demanding aid be let in Gaza. In response to the attack, Biden reiterated his support for the Jewish state but told Netanyahu the United States wouldn’t be involved in any offensive actions taken against Iran.

Members are split between demanding the U.S. stay out of it, support Israel, or commit to helping a retaliation effort.

Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), who
Read more…

Please follow and like us: