Hawley demands Biden send National Guard to protect Jewish students at colleges

Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) is calling on President Joe Biden to send the U.S. National Guard to college campuses to “guarantee Jewish students’ safety” after pro-Palestinian protests erupted at Columbia University ahead of Passover, a Jewish holiday.

“Eisenhower sent the 101st to Little Rock,” Hawley said in a post to X. “It’s time for Biden to call out the National Guard at our universities to protect Jewish Americans.”

The White House issued a strong rebuke on Sunday of the antisemitic remarks shouted at several pro-Palestinian protests calling for a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas.

New York City police officers in riot gear stand guard as demonstrators chant slogans outside the Columbia University campus on Thursday, April 18, 2024, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

“While every American has the right
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