Senator Ted Cruz criticizes Biden administration after top officials accuse Israel of changing status quo on Temple Mount in wake of Ben Gvir visit

‘Pathological obsession’: Senator Cruz blasts Biden over condemnation of Israel
Elad Benari
January 5, 2022

US Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX), a member of the Committee on Foreign Relations, blasted the Biden administration on Wednesday, after top administration officials condemned Israel and suggested that the government may be changing the “status quo” regarding the Temple Mount following National Security Minister Itamar Ben Gvir’s visit to the compound. “The Biden administration’s pathological obsession with undermining Israel is endangering the national security of America and our allies,” said Cruz. “A visit by a minister from Israel’s government to a site inside Israel is not a change in any status quo arrangement, and it should not be controversial for a Jew to visit the holiest site in Judaism,” he clarified. READ MORE

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