Standing in front of the klieg lights and news cameras at the National Press Club Monday, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa fielded a tough question.
Former Democratic New York Mayor Ed Koch recently expressed disappointment in President Obama’s treatment of Israel, telling a Jewish crowd last weekend that no one “can rightfully say that President Obama is the best president” for Israel.
President Obama viewed the Democratic Party’s controversial platform regarding Israel before the convention began, but only sought to make changes after pro-Israel supporters expressed outrage over the language, according to Politico.
Democratic lawmakers expressed confusion Wednesday evening over their party’s decision to omit several key pro-Israel passages from the Democratic platform, including explicit support for Jerusalem remaining the Jewish state’s capital city.
CHARLOTTE — God isn’t the only one excluded from the Democratic party platform—the founding fathers are also missing.
CHARLOTTE — Democratic National Convention (DNC) organizers have repeatedly stressed the “inclusiveness” of the event, but that apparently does not include supporters of statehood for the District of Columbia (D.C.), who were denied speaking slots and relegated to the outside of the convention.