As Putin geared up to take Ukraine, Democrat and Republican congress members were busy partying in Israel on an all-expenses-paid AIPAC-affiliated junket to affirm their "unwavering support" for America's "great ally" -- even though Israeli officials have made it abundantly clear they will not be participating in any war over Ukraine, lest it jeopardize Israel's close relationship with Russia.
Jerusalem is the capital of Israel, and it always will be.
I’m here this week, leading dozens of House Republicans on a trip to reaffirm America’s unwavering support for Israel. 🇺🇸🇮🇱 pic.twitter.com/DNkrKwuV2X
— Kevin McCarthy (@GOPLeader) February 21, 2022
I thanked them for their friendship and for working to strengthen the U.S.-Israel alliance.
— Naftali Bennett בנט (@naftalibennett) February 22, 2022
— AIPAC (@AIPAC) February 21, 2022
Today I had the honor of meeting Democratic and Republican members of Congress at the Knesset in Jerusalem.
I thanked them for their bipartisan support for Israel and told them what I thought about the dangerous Iran deal. pic.twitter.com/ujUmzplgMt
— Benjamin Netanyahu (@netanyahu) February 21, 2022
It was a pleasure meeting @SpeakerPelosi together with Democratic members of Congress today in Jerusalem.
Thank you for your support of Israel and your commitment to the U.S.-Israel alliance.
— Naftali Bennett בנט (@naftalibennett) February 17, 2022
Twenty-seven Republicans and 14 Democrats along with many of their spouses and Kevin McCarthy's mother took part in the junket this week, according to reports from the Times of Israel and Jewish Insider.
Thirteen Democrats (including Adam Schiff) also went to Israel last week on a junket with Nancy Pelosi.
Florida Democratic Rep. Ted Deutch "double-dipped," attending "Nancy Pelosi's trip last week and the AIPAC one" this week, Mondoweiss reported.
Naftali Bennett reportedly pressured "our" congress members to get tougher on Iran.
Nancy Pelosi told pro-Israel billionaire and top Democratic donor Haim Saban at the 2018 Israeli American Council National Conference that if America's "Capitol crumbled to the ground, the one thing that would remain would be our commitment to our aid" to Israel.
Does this quote from Pelosi sound like a declaration of "allegiance" to you?
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