Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez believes the US should consider cutting military and economic aid to Israel – and the Jewish Democrats are blowing it up for it.
"I think that's something that can be debated," she said on Sunday at Yahoo. He added that the idea was "certainly" on the table.
"I think this is part of the conversation we are having in our caucus," the congressman added. "I hope that I can play a supporting role in this conversation and play a supporting role in this conversation. But I also know that there have long been people who led, like Congressman McCollum (1
Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) described Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as a" trump-like figure "following his announced plans to formally annex Jewish settlements in the West Bank.
" I think we really have one See the rise of authoritarianism around the world, "she said.
The Jewish Democratic Council of America issued a statement Monday snatching Ocasio-Cortez's comments.
" We We are delighted that Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez recognizes that she is NOT a leader in Congress, "the statement said." We recommend contacting the Dem leaders Eliot Engel, Nita Lowey and Ted Deutch before discussing the Future of US military aid to Israel, and relations between the US and Israel must replace politics. "