As current administration prepares their exit, some Democrats step forward to oppose Obama’s Israel policies [VIDEO]

Democrats join Senate condemnation of Obama-backed UN Israel resolution
by Michael Wilner
January 6, 2017

Nearly a dozen senators joined their Republican counterparts on Wednesday to condemn the United Nations for its “anti-Israel efforts,” specifically action last month in the Security Council condemning Israeli settlement activity facilitated by the Obama administration. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York, who unsuccessfully lobbied the White House to veto the UN move, endorsed the Senate resolution, which would repudiate the UN in a non-binding manner. Joining him is Senators Michael Bennet of Colorado, Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut, Bob Casey of Pennsylvania, Chris Coons of Delaware, Joe Donnelly of Indiana, Kirsten Gillibrand of New York, Bob Menendez of New Jersey, Bill Nelson of Florida and Debbie Stabenow of Michigan. READ MORE

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