A policy expert at an off-the-record briefing for Capitol Hill staffers on Monday sponsored by the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, or AIPAC, slammed Trump administration efforts to crack down on Iran and advocated in favor of closer ties with the Islamic Republic, according to multiple sources with knowledge of the conversation.
Top Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin is in trouble with the pro-Israel community after newly revealed emails show that in 2009 she urged Bill Clinton not to speak to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, referring to the organization as “that crowd.”
The American Israel Public Affairs Committee, the nation’s foremost pro-Israel lobby, pursued a quiet campaign to weaken pro-Israel language in the Republican Party’s 2012 platform, according to video obtained by the Washington Free Beacon and sources who attended the 2012 platform committee deliberations.
Prominent liberal writers and publications are lashing out at Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton over her pro-Israel rhetoric and the warm reception she received at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee’s annual conference this week.
If yarmulke sales are any indication of voter attitudes, Donald Trump was the clear winner at AIPAC on Monday night.
Donald Trump vowed that as president he would move the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem and scrap the Iran nuclear deal in a speech at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee conference on Monday.