McCarthy was joined on the trip, his first as Speaker of the House, by a bipartisan delegation of Congressmen that included Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-MD) the former House Majority Leader.

‘Unbreakable Bond’: US Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy Addresses Knesset
Andrew Bernard
May 1, 2023

US Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) on Monday addressed the Israeli Knesset, becoming just the second US speaker to address Israel’s parliament in the country’s history. Speaking at the invitation of his counterpart, Israeli Speaker Amir Ohana, McCarthy stressed the importance of the 75-year-old bond between the US and Israel, the opportunities presented by the Abraham Accords, and the threats posed by Iran…McCarthy added that he and his colleagues would also continue to press the United Nations to cease its “outrageous” attacks against Israel on the world stage. READ MORE

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