Rep. Beto O’Rourke, the Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate in Texas, has accepted over $170,000 in bundled contributions from J Street PAC, despite swearing off special interests in his campaign to unseat Republican incumbent Sen. Ted Cruz.
The White House and leading lawmakers are dismissing attacks by a liberal Middle East policy group against the U.S. ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, according to conversations with Trump administration officials and others who spoke to the Washington Free Beacon about the situation.
Campus branches of the liberal group J Street have been helping anti-Israel activists gain support for student government resolutions calling for boycotts of Israel, according to a Washington Free Beacon review of BDS campaigns on college campuses during the recently concluded 2017-2018 school year.
Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D., Wisc.) has accepted another $50,000 in bundled contributions from lobbyists at the J Street PAC despite her anti-special-interests stance, filings show.
Politico foreign affairs correspondent Nahal Toosi spoke on Sunday at a conference put on by J Street, a far-left anti-Israel group currently waging an aggressive campaign against the confirmation of the Trump administration’s secretary of state nominee Mike Pompeo.
The Republican Party of Michigan is signing on to a campaign to defeat candidates, including a Michigan Democrat, backed by J Street PAC, the prominent pro-Iran-deal, Mideast lobbying group.
The liberal lobbying group J Street on Thursday condemned Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’ “divisive and inflammatory rhetoric” in a recent speech he delivered opposing President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
A campus activist network will push student governments and university administrations this year to pass a resolution calling for “an end to … the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territory.”