Leading Democrats are taking aim at the Obama administration for its opposition to newly passed legislation that aims to bolster the U.S.-Israel economic relationship and combat boycotts of Israel, according to statements issued this week.
Sen. Ben Cardin (D., Md.), the ranking Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, announced his opposition to the Iran nuclear deal Friday.
President Obama hosted a cocktail party of sorts in the newly refurbished White House State Dining Room Tuesday night, baiting Democratic senators with drinks and hors d’oeuvres and making assurances on the pending Iran nuclear agreement, Politico reported.
A bipartisan group of senators has sent a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry asking him to launch an investigation into the actions of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency in the Gaza Strip.