Bernie Sanders-founded group to host ‘Squad’ event to take on AIPAC fundraising

A progressive group founded by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Our Revolution, will host a town hall on Monday looking to stall the American Israel Public Affairs Committee’s efforts to fund elections across the country.

The town hall will feature “Squad” members Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), Jamaal Bowman (D-NY), and Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), among others. The event will aim to “shore up defenses against well-funded corporate lobbyists.”

The billionaire class is turning up the heat but the people united will never be defeated.
On Monday, we’re bringing together champions from across the country, fighting to defend & expand the biggest Progressive Caucus in history. Join @JamaalBowmanNY, @ilhanmn, @pramilajayapal,…

— Joseph Geevarghese (@JosephGeev) April 18, 2024

The group’s new campaign is called “Committed to Countering the Rise in Rightwing, Anti-Peace Lobbying, Including AIPAC’s $100 Million
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