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Posts Tagged: US Congress

October 19, 2022 12:26 pm

US Lawmakers Ask Antony Blinken to Update Congress on State Department Antisemitism Investigation

Seventy-five members of the US Congress on Thursday issued a letter asking Secretary of State Antony Blinken to update the body on an investigation of...

June 10, 2022 1:53 pm

‘Mike Pence Deserves It’: Trump’s Ire at VP a Focus of US Capitol Riot Hearings

A congressional panel investigating last year's assault on the US Capitol by Donald Trump's supporters presented evidence at its prime-time hearing that the former president...

March 14, 2022 12:15 pm

All 25 Jewish Congressional Democrats Decry Amnesty Director’s ‘Disturbing’ Remarks That Israel ‘Shouldn’t Exist as Jewish State’

All 25 Democratic Jewish members of the US House of Representatives condemned the head of Amnesty International’s US branch on Monday, for arguing at an...

February 6, 2022 6:02 am

A ‘Palestine-Firster’ Scandal Comes to the US Congress - During Barack Obama’s presidency, when diplomatic tensions between Israel and the United States sank to rarely seen lows, the term “Israel-Firster” was concocted...

January 25, 2022 1:44 pm

42 Members of Congress Press Blinken to ‘Defund’ UN’s New Anti-Israel Commission of Inquiry

A bipartisan group of 42 members of Congress in a Tuesday letter called on Secretary of State Antony Blinken to lead an effort to defund...

June 23, 2021 3:54 pm

Bipartisan Bill to Sanction Those Financing Hamas Terror Introduced in Congress

A bipartisan bill that would sanction persons and organizations who help finance the Palestinian terror groups Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad has been introduced in...

May 17, 2021 12:49 pm

Biden Administration Approved $735 Million Arms Sale to Israel

President Joe Biden's administration approved the potential sale of $735 million in precision-guided weapons to Israel, and congressional sources said on Monday that US lawmakers...

March 18, 2021 12:08 pm

Israeli President Rivlin Reportedly Invited to Address Joint Session of US Congress

i24 News - Israel's President Reuven Rivlin has reportedly been invited to address a joint session of Congress in the United States, according to Hebrew...

January 3, 2021 1:49 pm

Narrower Majorities Set Tricky Course for New US Congress

The new US Congress faces many uncertainties as it takes office on Sunday, with Senate control undecided, a narrower Democratic majority in the House of...

January 24, 2020 1:02 pm

Bipartisan US Congressional Bills Commemorate 75th Anniversary of Auschwitz Liberation

Bipartisan resolutions are being introduced in the US Congress to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi death camp at Auschwitz, which...

December 18, 2019 5:06 pm

Bipartisan Bill to Monitor Violence in Palestinian Textbooks Moves Forward in US Congress

A bill that would commit the US State Department to annually review educational materials used by the Palestinian Authority for encouraging violence or intolerance was...

June 28, 2019 6:14 am

Senate Backs Massive Defense Bill, Targets China, Sets Iran Vote

The US Senate on Thursday passed a $750-billion defense policy bill with provisions that target China on issues from technology transfers to the sale of...

May 2, 2019 9:36 am

Barr Cancels Second Day of Testimony, Escalating Battle With US Congress

Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday canceled plans to testify before the House of Representatives about his handling of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation,...

January 9, 2019 9:33 am

First Bill of New US Congress, on Middle East Policy, Stalls in Senate

Legislation reaffirming US support for allies in the Middle East, including a measure to punish Americans who boycott Israel, fell victim on Tuesday to a...


Biden Administration Welcomes Pause on Israeli Judicial Reform Package Afte...

The Biden Administration on Monday welcomed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s announcement that he would put Israel’s judicial reform package...


Netanyahu’s Attorney Rejects High Court Petition as ‘Attempted Coup’ - Benjamin Netanyahu’s attorney on Sunday rejected a High Court petition alleging that the prime minister violated a conflict of interest agreement by delivering a speech on judicial reform...

Middle East

Gulf States Call on US to Condemn Smotrich’s Comments on Palestinians

i24 News - The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) announced Sunday that it had written a letter to US Secretary of State Antony Blinken to condemn Israeli Finance Minister Bezalel Smotrich’s...

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