House Votes To DENOUNCE OBAMA For Betraying Israel At U.N.
The U.S. House of Representatives, under the control of the Republican party, rebuked and denounced Obama’s cowardly move to abstain from the U.N. vote condemning Israeli settlements.
From the Hill:
Lawmakers of both parties supported the measure in a 342-80 vote, with four Democrats voting “present.” A majority of Democrats, 109, voted for the resolution; 76 Democrats opposed it. All but four Republicans voted for the resolution.
“This government, our government, abandoned our ally Israel when she needed us the most,” Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) said in an animated House floor speech. “These types of one-sided efforts are designed to isolate and delegitimize Israel. They do not advance peace. They make it more elusive.”
Speaker Paul Ryan gave a powerful speech in support of the resolution, and posted it on his Facebook page:
That’s about the only thing we can still count on the GOP for.