NEW YORK POST
Andrew Yang apologizes for pro-Israel tweet after criticism from the left
by Julia Marsh
May 12, 2021
Democratic mayoral contender Andrew Yang backtracked on his support for Israel amid the latest battle in its ongoing conflict with Palestinian militants — after critics on the left, including Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, blasted his remarks. Yang posted an apology on Twitter Wednesday following a discussion with longtime volunteers who were upset by an earlier post that said he stood with “the people of Israel who are coming under bombardment attacks, and condemn the Hamas terrorists.” His first tweet, published Monday night, continued, “The people of NYC will always stand with our brothers and sisters in Israel who face down terrorism and persevere.” READ MORE
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