President Biden explained that there's been"no change" in his devotion to Israel and the Democratic Party still supports the Jewish country, despite heated and at times vitriolic criticism of Israel within the previous ten times by progressives.
Biden was asked in a news conference Friday with South Korean President Moon Jae-In that which his"message to Democrats who need you to become confrontational with Israel."
"Until the area says they admit the right of Israel to exist as an independent Jewish nation, there'll be no peace"
He called for a two-state alternative in the area. "There is not any change in my devotion to the safety of Israel. Period. No change, not whatsoever. But I'll tell you everything there's a change in. The change is thatwe need a two-state alternative. It's the sole answer. The sole response "
Press secretary Jen Psaki had given a similar opinion hours before. She stated the White House has"no plans" to change safety support to Israel, since progressives came down hard against a $735 million arms sale into the Jewish country and the billions spent in overseas aid every year.
Biden recently accepted the arms sale to Israel. However he's also forced Israel to take a cease-fire.
Israel and Hamas signed a cease-fire Thursday night following 11 days of fighting, by which a dozen Israelis and over 230 Palestinians lost their own lives.
"We must take a good look at almost $4 billion annually in military aid to Israel," Sanders wrote in a tweet.
Last Friday, 140 advanced classes, such as Justice Democrats, Sunrise Movement, MoveOn and the Working Families Party, published a joint statement condemning Israel's bombing of Gaza.
Black Lives Matter announced "solidarity with Palestinians" this past week.
"We're a movement dedicated to finish settler colonialism in all types and will continue to advocate for Palestinian liberation. ( have. #freepalestine."
The Democratic Socialists of America issued a announcement of service for Palestinians a week, condemning the"ongoing ethnic cleansing" it indicates Israel is engaged in.