#KamalaHarris‘s New Chief of Staff Praised Democrats for Boycotting #AIPAC Conference

Kamala Harris‘s Chief of Staff Praised Democrats for Boycotting Pro-Israel Conference
by Joel Pollak
August 14, 2020

Karine Jean-Pierre, the new chief of staff for Kamala Harris as Joe Biden’s running mate, praised Democrats in 2019 for boycotting the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) policy conference, an annual pro-Israel gathering. As a report in the Jewish News Syndicate notes, Jean-Pierre wrote an op-ed in Newsweek arguing that supporting the pro-Israel group was the “antithesis” of being “progressive”: “You cannot call yourself a progressive while continuing to associate yourself with an organization like AIPAC that has often been the antithesis of what it means to be progressive.” READ MORE

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