Democrat leaders plead with AIPAC to look past anti-Israel comments from freshmen lawmakers

Senior Democrat leaders attempted to defend their party’s split over support for Israel. They pleaded with the AIPAC (American Israel Public Affairs Committee) to look beyond recent anti-Semitic comments and trust the support shown over the years by party leaders.

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“Not only is it demonstrably false to say Democrats are anti-Israel. It also hurts the Israel-U.S. relationship,” said Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer, New York Democrat, rebutting President Trump’s claims that Democrats have strayed beyond anti-Israel and into being “anti-Jewish.”

Mr. Schumer derided attempts to score “political points” over the relationship between the two nations.

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