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This LTE wasn’t written by a well-informed group of people. Either that or it was written by some exceptionally dishonest people. The LTE starts by saying “We are voting for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris for a multitude of reasons. We want to see growth in our economy; focus on climate change and our environment; support for our farmers and small businesses; an end to COVID-19; peace, law and order in our cities without racial tension.”

Team Obama-Biden presided over the weakest recovery in US history. If you’re looking for explosive growth, you have to eliminate the Obama-Biden team. Since the Biden-Harris team’s economic policies are just a continuation of the Obama-Biden policies, we shouldn’t expect robust economic growth from them.

The writers say that they want “an end to COVID-19.” If they’re serious about that, they should be voting for President Trump. Thanks to Operation Warp Speed, 3 companies are in the final phase of developing a vaccine. It’s likely that they’ll get FDA approval before the end of 2020. They’re already manufacturing the vaccine so that it can be distributed the minute it’s approved.

If these clowns are serious about “law and order in our cities,” they should consider the fact that Joe Biden didn’t say a thing about the rioting until after Labor Day. The rioting started on Memorial Day. In other words, Biden was nowhere to be found for the entire summer on the subject.

We are voting for Biden and Harris to restore our dignity globally; restore the Voting Rights Act; strengthen our Social Security program for seniors; lift people out of poverty; re-join the Paris Climate Agreement; regain our status as a world leader in NATO.

That’s breathtakingly dishonest. President Trump has the world’s attention. Proof is found in the Bosnia-Kosovo peace agreement. More proof is found in the Abraham Accord between the US, Israel, UAE and Bahrain. As for NATO, President Trump has insisted on NATO countries paying their fair share of the budget. That’s triggered an increase of $500,000,000,000 in spending from US NATO allies. Under Obama-Biden, the US paid to defend western European nations. During the Trump administration, NATO’s budget has significantly increased, thanks to NATO allies paying a greater share. That’s what leadership looks like. We don’t need to return to the Obama administration’s lead-from-behind strategy.

This LTE was written by people who are either dishonest or ill-informed. Since they’re supporting Democrats, I’m betting that they’re dishonest. The Democrats’ attachment to the truth is limited at best.

Tuesday afternoon, President Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu joined the foreign ministers of the UAE and Bahrain in signing history-shattering peace agreements. These agreements are now known as the “Abraham Accords.”

In his remarks, President Trump said “Thanks to the great courage of the leaders of these three countries, we take a major stride toward a future in which people of all faiths and backgrounds live together in peace and prosperity.” Prime Minister Netanyahu added “This day is a pivot of history, it heralds a new dawn of peace. For thousands of years the Jewish people have prayed for peace, for decades the Jewish state has prayed for peace, and this is why today we are filled with such profound gratitude.”

They were joined by UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani, Bahrain’s Foreign Minister. Zayani praised the deal, saying “Mr. President, your statesmanship and tireless efforts have brought us here today and made peace a reality.”

Meanwhile, Democrats acted like disgruntled children, with Speaker Pelosi sounding particularly bitter:

The signing of a pair of historic peace agreements is a “distraction” from COVID? What type of warped person is Ms. Pelosi? These agreements are historic because it isn’t often that Arab nations recognize Israel’s right to exist. That’s why Tuesday’s agreements are only the third and fourth agreements in Israel’s history.

The first agreement was the Camp David Accords between Israel and Egypt. They were signed by Egyptian President Anwar Sadat and Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin on Sept. 17, 1978. (Sadat was assassinated 3 years later.) Next was the signing of the Israel–Jordan peace treaty in Oct., 1994. That was the last treaty between Israel and an Arab nation until yesterday.

Pelosi is one of the most tone-deaf politicians in DC history. That’s why there’s an anti-Democrat backlash building. Pelosi thinks that COVID is the top issue with voters. Just ask yourself this question. What’s most likely to get your attention — the shooting of the LA sheriff deputies or the daily update of COVID statistics? That isn’t a fair fight.

The thing that came through the most from President Obama’s speech to the DNC was that his thin skin still is his dominant insecurity. A quick perusal of his speech exposes his thin skin. For instance, it’s painfully obvious when he said “The one Constitutional office elected by all of the people is the presidency. So at minimum, we should expect a president to feel a sense of responsibility for the safety and welfare of all 330 million of us — regardless of what we look like, how we worship, who we love, how much money we have — or who we voted for.”

President Obama should read a newspaper once in awhile. When Andrew Cuomo failed his state in preparing for the next epidemic by not stocking up on ventilators and PPE, President Trump got him those supplies. When Cuomo panicked about his hospital capacity, President Trump built a 2,900 bed hospital inside the Javits Center. Then he sent the USNS Mercy into New York Harbor to supplement the existing supply of hospital space, including ICU units. It should be noticed that New York didn’t vote for President Trump. Nonetheless, he got things under control without hesitation.

I have sat in the Oval Office with both of the men who are running for president. I never expected that my successor would embrace my vision or continue my policies. I did hope, for the sake of our country, that Donald Trump might show some interest in taking the job seriously; that he might come to feel the weight of the office and discover some reverence for the democracy that had been placed in his care.

But he never did. For close to four years now, he’s shown no interest in putting in the work; no interest in finding common ground; no interest in using the awesome power of his office to help anyone but himself and his friends; no interest in treating the presidency as anything but one more reality show that he can use to get the attention he craves.

First, it’s rich to hear that the man who famously talked about using his pen and phone to get things done:

Further, it was his fierce desire for his successor to continue his policies. When President Trump won, President Obama used holdovers from his administration to sabotage President Trump’s administration. Instead, President Trump ripped up President Obama’s regulations meant to cripple the energy industry by using the Congressional Review Act 16 times.

Then Trump removed the US from TPP, renegotiated NAFTA, slapped tariffs on China, authorized the building of the Keystone XL Pipeline and cut taxes to bring jobs homes from overseas. Included in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was something Tim Scott figured prominently in — Opportunity Zones — which led to the lowest minority unemployment rates in our nation’s history.

That wasn’t all. After that, the man that Democrats call Orange Man Bad dramatically increased funding for HBCUs. He did that after signing into law the First Step Act, which the first black president didn’t have time for in 8 years. The First Step Act is undoing the damage done to black families by the 1994 Crime Bill that then-Sen. Joe Biden inflicted upon black families.

Donald Trump hasn’t grown into the job because he can’t. And the consequences of that failure are severe. 170,000 Americans dead. Millions of jobs gone while those at the top take in more than ever. Our worst impulses unleashed, our proud reputation around the world badly diminished, and our democratic institutions threatened like never before.

This is typical Obama. He intentionally omits the fact that the jobs are returning at a record pace. with 9,300,000 jobs created in the last 3 months. It’s also typical Obama for him to say “while those at the top take in more than ever.” Under the Trump administration, blue collar workers’ wages increased at a significantly higher rate than white collar wages increased, thereby shrinking the gap of income inequality that exploded during the Obama administration.

As for the US’s “proud reputation around the world badly diminished,” the truth is that Obama’s international reputation is diminished, not Trump’s. Finally, our “worst impulses unleashed” is accurate, just not in the way Obama means. BLM rioted in Portland earlier this week, putting a white man into the hospital after he crashed his truck. Looters invaded Chicago’s Miracle Mile, justifying it as reparations. Those riots are on Ted Wheeler and Lori Lightfoot, the Democrat mayors in charge of Portland and Chicago, respectively.

President Obama can’t stand the thought that his successor has a lengthy list of accomplishments. Obama hates it because it puts his microscopic list of accomplishments to shame. If only he’d taken his job seriously.

John Kerry, who once fought in Vietnam, is the worst Secretary of State in US history, in my opinion. His massive ego, though, forces him to think of himself in a positive historic light. Last night, he spoke at the Democrats’ National Convention to paint a distorted picture of the world.

For instance, Kerry said “When this president goes overseas, it isn’t a goodwill mission. It’s a blooper reel. He breaks up with our allies and writes love letters to dictators. America deserves a president who is looked up to, not laughed at.” That’s revisionist history on steroids. Here’s a snippet from President Trump’s speech “to the Arab Islamic American Summit”:

Our vision is one of peace, security, and prosperity—in this region, and in the world. Our goal is a coalition of nations who share the aim of stamping out extremism and providing our children a hopeful future that does honor to God.

And so this historic and unprecedented gathering of leaders—unique in the history of nations—is a symbol to the world of our shared resolve and our mutual respect. To the leaders and citizens of every country assembled here today, I want you to know that the United States is eager to form closer bonds of friendship, security, culture and commerce.

Those “closer bonds” are paying off. Last week, the Trump administration helped negotiate a deal between Israel and the UAE. That didn’t happen during the Obama administration. That wasn’t possible during the Obama administration because they preferred cozying up to Iran, the largest state sponsor of terrorism.

Kerry also said this:

Donald Trump pretends Russia didn’t attack our elections. And now, he does nothing about Russia putting a bounty on our troops. He won’t defend our country… The only person he’s interested in defending is himself.

President Trump has said that Russia tried to interfere with our elections. He’s also said that he doesn’t think it was only Russia. In fact, President Trump said that the previous Ukrainian administration interfered with our elections. What’s more is that there’s proof to support President Trump’s statements.

When President Trump left the JCPOA, he took tons of grief for that decision. When President Trump ordered the strike on al-Baghdadi, the Obama administration ‘experts’ predicted chaos throughout the region. When the US took out Qassim Soleimani, the Obama administration experts predicted a region-wide destabilization. Both predictions have been wildly inaccurate.

After Russia invaded Crimea, President Obama sent blankets and MREs to Ukraine. When he took office, President Trump sent Javelin anti-tank missiles to Ukraine to help Ukraine defend itself against Russia. It’s particularly noteworthy, too, that President Trump has increased fossil fuel production, which cripples Russia’s economy. Biden and Kerry favor getting rid of fossil fuels, which strengthens Putin’s Russia. While President Trump talks nice to Putin, his actions are anything except nice.

Since Secretary Kerry ‘negotiated’ the JCPOA, he’s been a laughingstock on the international stage. His credibility on what is or isn’t a blooper reel is questionable.

Michelle Obama’s speech at the Democrat National Convention was both bizarre and disgusting. She started by saying that she loves this country with all her heart and that it pains her to “see so many people hurting. I’ve met so many of you. I’ve heard your stories and, through you, I have seen this country’s promise.” So much BS, so little time to go through all of it.

First, there’s 18 minutes of my life that I won’t get back. Next, here’s a golden oldie that suggests Mrs. Obama isn’t being honest with us:

Twelve years ago, Mrs. Obama said “For the first time in my life, I am proud of America.” It’s impossible to love America with all of one’s heart when you weren’t proud of it the first 40 years of one’s life. I don’t doubt that Democrats bought that BS hook, line and sinker. I’m confident that most thinking people detected a bunch of BS in that part of Mrs. Obama’s speech.

Later in her speech, Mrs. Obama said that a president’s words “have the power to move markets. They can start wars or broker peace.” President Obama’s decisions brought an unstable region to the brink of war. President Trump’s diplomatic team have worked tirelessly to walk us back from that precipice. Then they went to work to undo the JCPOA that threatened the Middle East. Next, President Trump’s diplomats built a bridge between Israel and the UAE.

President Obama’s ‘experts’ said getting out of the JCPOA would destabilize the region. We were told that establishing relations with Iran would start building a framework for peace. By throwing Israel under his bus, President Obama destabilized the Middle East while unintentionally driving Israel and the Saudis into a partnership.

This morning, President Trump critiqued Mrs. Obama’s speech:

Trump responded Tuesday morning to the first keynote speaker, former first lady Michelle Obama, by launching more Twitter broadsides against former President Barack Obama. “Somebody please explain to @MichelleObama that Donald J. Trump would not be here, in the beautiful White House, if it weren’t for the job done by your husband, Barack Obama,” Trump wrote.

In her speech, Mrs. Obama said this:

“Whenever we look to this White House for some leadership, or consolation, or any semblance of steadiness, what we get instead is chaos, division, and a total and utter lack of empathy.”

Let’s clarify something, Mrs. Obama. President Obama exceled at creating divisions. The first act of dividing the country came when he rejected all of their ideas for his stimulus plan. Another act of division was when he was asked about a police arrest of a college professor. President Obama said “I don’t know what happened. I just know that the police acted stupidly.” Mrs. Obama, does that sound like a man of empathy to you? It doesn’t sound like it to me. It sounds like a man stoking the fires of racial tension.

When it comes to increasing racial tensions, President Obama was skilled at throwing gas on raging racial fires. That’s what he did in Ferguson. He bought the “Hands up, don’t shoot” BS hook, line and sinker. Racial tensions didn’t start during the Trump administration. They started with Cambridge, then got stoked with Ferguson, then Baltimore.

Mrs. Obama said that President Trump is in over his head. That’s an outright lie. Here’s President Trump’s Twitter reply to that statement:

At the heart of the Democrats’ impeachment drive is the Democrats’ contention that President Trump asked Ukraine to dig up dirt on Joe and Hunter Biden. That’s a theory that the media, myself included, hasn’t examined, at least not seriously. The thought that President Trump is worried about Joe Biden, especially at a time when Biden’s fundraising is struggling and his cash on hand balance is low, is misguided thinking.

President Trump understands that he’s a force of nature, politically speaking, and that there isn’t a candidate at the Democrats’ debates that’s clicking with the voters. Sleepy Joe Biden doesn’t excite anyone. Elizabeth Warren just blew up her candidacy with her Medicare-for-All tax increase. Bernie Sanders’ campaign just died at the hands of Crazy Bernie. Check out Crazy Bernie’s immigration proposal:

Key Points

  1. Institute a moratorium on deportations until a thorough audit of past practices and policies is complete.
  2. Reinstate and expand DACA and develop a humane policy for those seeking asylum.
  3. Completely reshape and reform our immigration enforcement system, including breaking up ICE and CBP and redistributing their functions to their proper authorities.
  4. Dismantle cruel and inhumane deportation programs and detention centers and reunite families who have been separated.
  5. Live up to our ideals as a nation and welcome refugees and those seeking asylum, including those displaced by climate change.

To use an old carpenter’s saying, Crazy Bernie’s plan is a full bubble off center. But I digress. The subject was Biden.

Supposedly, Joe is the champion of blue collar workers everywhere. There’s a flaw with that logic, though, which I’ve written about frequently. Sleepy Joe wants to ban fossil fuels. This video is from the Greenpeace USA Youtube channel:

The Obama-Biden administration also prevented the building of the Keystone XL pipeline. It didn’t take long for President Trump to reverse that.

These are the policies and candidacies that Democrats think are winners in 2020? There’s nothing to think these policies will connect with blue collar voters in Rust Belt states that Democrats need to flip. If Biden doesn’t flip ‘Blue Firewall’ states like Pennsylvania and Michigan back into the Democrats’ column, Democrats can kiss this election goodbye. Check this article out:

The battle is a microcosm of what is happening nationally: Big-city Democratic mayors are aligning themselves with leftist local officials and environmental activists to renounce disfavored industries. It also exposes the Democrats’ deep challenges with blue-collar voters. In both Western Pennsylvania and the Scranton area, the shale industry is opening up prosperity not seen for two generations—and inflaming climate zealots. “A Democrat can’t win Pennsylvania without voter support from those two regions,” said Mike Mikus, a strategist who consulted for Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf’s re-election campaign last year. “And you can’t win the presidency as a Democrat if you lose Pennsylvania.”

The point of this is that Biden is a fatally flawed presidential candidate. President Trump didn’t need Ukraine’s help to defeat Biden. Further, President Trump ran on draining the Swamp. If anyone personifies the Swamp better than Joe and Hunter Biden, it’d be the Podesta brothers.

Unlike other presidents, President Trump has made a habit of keeping his promise. He doesn’t have a perfect record but it’s better than any recent president.

  1. He’s building the wall, despite the Democrats obstructionism.
  2. President Trump moved the US Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
  3. President Trump signed the biggest tax cuts in US history.
  4. He promised small-town workers that they wouldn’t be forgotten. Thanks to the booming energy industry, he’s more than kept that promise.

Democrats whine about President Trump going after Joe and Hunter Biden because they aren’t used to a president actually getting serious about corruption. Joe and Hunter Biden are government corruption personified. They aren’t at John Murtha’s level but they’re still in the Swamp Hall of Fame.

Let’s be clear about something about this upcoming election. This is an entirely different cycle than 2018. In 2018, Democrats focused their attention on Republicans (Sen. McCain really) failed to fix health care after Democrats screwed it up in the first place. This year, Democrats have to defend Medicare-for-All and free health care for illegal aliens. That’s only part of the Democrats’ problems.

Another major problem for Democrats is defending Ilhan Omar’s and Rashida Tlaib’s outright hatred for Israel. In 2018, Republicans could talk about how crazy Democrats were. In this cycle, AOC’s, Omar’s, Tlaib’s and Pelosi’s insanity is on full display. Add to that the foolishness of Jerry Nadler, Adam Schiff, the Impeachment Caucus and the Democrats’ presidential candidates.

They’re all out there for the nation to see. The Democrats’ presidential candidates have done as much damage to the Democrat brand as AOC, Omar and Tlaib have done. That’s a stunning thing to say. Think about the things that the Democrats’ presidential candidates have pushed:

  1. Decriminalizing illegal immigration.
  2. Giving illegal aliens free health care.
  3. Medicare for All
  4. Eliminating border walls. (Robert Francis O’Rourke)
  5. Mandatory gun confiscation (Joe Biden)
  6. Wealth Tax (Elizabeth Warren)
  7. Green New Deal (all candidates)

There are other policy initiatives that Democrats advocate that are beyond insanity but this list gives you a lengthy list of terrible ideas from this year’s Democrats.

Let’s emphasize something I’ve repeatedly said on the pages of LFR. Bill Clinton’s Democrat Party is dead. Barack Obama’s Democrat Party is on life support and fading fast. These days, Daniel Patrick Moynihan, Scoop Jackson, Hubert Humphrey and JFK wouldn’t be welcome in today’s Democrat Party. They’re far too patriotic for today’s Democrats.

Too many of today’s Democrats think it’s racist to enforce laws that President Obama or President Clinton signed. That’s a stunning thought. If you think that providing free health care to illegal aliens is mainstream, that’s proof you’ve spent too much time in DC. If you think that decriminalizing illegal immigration is mainstream, it’s time for you to get out of DC. If you think that attempting to push Israel out of existence is mainstream, it’s time to cancel your membership to CAIR and to start talking with people who don’t support terrorism.

I’m tired of hearing Democrat freshmen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar whining about not being allowed to travel to Israel. That’s a lie on multiple platforms. The first platform it’s wrong on is the notion that Tlaib and Omar were there in their capacity as U.S. congresscritters. They weren’t there in that capacity. They were there as BDS activists. They were there as Islamic terrorist-sympathizer activists, too.

Next, they weren’t denied entry into Israel. According to Tlaib’s and Omar’s itineraries submitted to the Israeli Interior Ministry, their destination was Palestine, not Israel. How could they be denied entry into Israel when they said that their destination wasn’t Israel? On the other hand, if these freshmen Democrats truly were visiting Israel, why did they list Palestine as their destination?

Might it be that these freshmen Democrats listed Palestine as their destination because they favor a one-state solution? Tonight, Geraldo Rivera argued that it wasn’t fact that Tlaib favored a one-state solution. This argues otherwise:

Since the primary win, Tlaib has staked out far different positions in media interviews, explicitly endorsing a one-state solution and opposing aid, a change celebrated by far-left Palestinian activists, who sharply criticized her for seeking out and receiving the J Street endorsement.

That isn’t the position of a congresscritter. That’s the position of a pro-Palestinian activist.

Third, traveling to another nation that has a law on the books that prohibits people from traveling to Israel to whip up support for the BDS movement is illegal. Period. Israel has a law on the books that prohibits travelers from promoting the BDS movement. The UN Charter explicitly states that all nations have the right to defend themselves. Simply put, that’s a no-brainer. Of course they do.

Fourth, the BDS Movement isn’t just meant to be a pesky little detail. It’s intent was to destroy Israel:

The boycott was primarily conducted by Arab states until 2001. In August and September of that year, a forum of nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) was held in Durban, South Africa, at the same time as the UN World Conference against Racism. The forum was marked by repeated expressions of naked anti-Semitism by NGO activists and condemned as such by United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Mary Robinson who chaired the Conference.

The Forum’s final declaration described Israel as a “racist, apartheid state” that was guilty of “racist crimes including war crimes, acts of genocide and ethnic cleansing.” The declaration established an action plan – the “Durban Strategy” – promoting “a policy of complete and total isolation of Israel as an apartheid state…the imposition of mandatory and comprehensive sanctions and embargoes, the full cessation of all links (diplomatic, economic, social, aid, military cooperation and training) between all states and Israel” (para. 424).

Fifth, the official US policy towards Israel and the BDS Movement was recently expressed quite emphatically:

The U.S. House of Representatives pushed back against U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar’s views Tuesday by passing a resolution calling Israel a “key ally” and criticizing a prominent movement to boycott the Jewish state. The pro-Israel resolution passed, 398-17, with 16 of the “no” votes coming from Democrats. Among the Democrats who voted against the resolution were Omar (Minn.), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (N.Y.) and Rashida Tlaib (Mich.).

Rep. Omar submitted a pro-BDS resolution. It never got a vote. Finally, Rep. Omar said this during Monday’s press conference:

“We give Israel more than $3 million in aid every year. This is predicated on they’re being an important ally in the region and the ‘only democracy’ in the Middle East. But denying a visit to duly elected members of Congress is not consistent with being an ally, and denying millions of people freedom of movement or expression or self-determination is not consistent with being a democracy.”

Actually, defending a nation’s borders while maintaining its nation’s security is entirely within a nation’s rights. To expect a nation to leave itself vulnerable in the most hostile neighborhood in the world is utter foolishness. I’d love hearing the Democrats’ explanation why they think that Reps. Omar and Tlaib have the right to impose their will on the sovereign nation of Israel, especially when they’re acting in a bad faith manner.

Apparently, Speaker Pelosi thinks that she’s suddenly a foreign policy expert. In actuality, she’s nothing except a loudmouth with weird foreign policy principles. During Ms. Pelosi’s interview with the AP, Pelosi said “We have a deep relationship and long-standing relationship with Israel that can withstand Donald Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu. We cannot let their weaknesses stand in the way of our ongoing relationship.” That’s beyond stunning.

Pelosi just took a shot at Israel’s duly elected Prime Minister. That’s foolishness on steroids. She did this while insisting that Israel had violated some norm when they rejected the visa applications of Rep. Rashida Tlaib and Rep. Ilhan Omar. Ms. Pelosi didn’t mind that Rep. Tlaib and Rep. Omar listed “Palestine” as their destination. This was an intentional snub on these freshmen Democrats’ behalf since they were travelling to a conference in Israel.

That’s the ultimate anti-Semitic snub, especially in light of the fact that Rep. Tlaib has stated her support for a one state solution in terms of the Israeli-Palestinian dispute:

Before her victory in last week’s Michigan Democratic primary, Tlaib’s campaign represented her as supporting a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and endorsing continuing U.S. aid to Israel. Since the primary win, Tlaib has staked out far different positions in media interviews, explicitly endorsing a one-state solution and opposing aid, a change celebrated by far-left Palestinian activists, who sharply criticized her for seeking out and receiving the J Street endorsement.

Ms. Pelosi, please explain how Bibi Netanyahu’s decision to not let a pair of terrorist-sympathizers into his country is a sign of weakness. Further, Ms. Pelosi, are you in the habit of unconditionally supporting candidates that promise one thing but then change once they’ve won the primary? That’s exactly what Rashida Tlaib did:

On Tlaib’s candidate page on the J Street PAC website, on which supporters can donate to her directly, the description states that Tlaib “believes that the U.S. should be directly involved with negotiations to reach a two-state solution. Additionally, she supports all current aid to Israel and the Palestinian Authority, particularly to fund initiatives that ‘foster peace, as well as economic and humanitarian services.’ Tlaib does not support the expansion of settlements and believes that they make it difficult to reach a sustainable two-state solution.”

Unlike Pelosi’s Democrats, Israel takes national security threats seriously. That’s why they took the extraordinary step of rejecting Tlaib’s and Omar’s visa applications.

I’d love hearing Ms. Pelosi explain why Rep. Tlaib and Rep. Omar listed Palestine as their destination when they were flying into Israel. Pelosi’s been around long enough to know that that’s a major snub of Israel.

She said the U.S. commitment to Israel isn’t dependent on either leader, a sign there may not be lasting fallout from this week’s incident, particularly in terms of foreign aid, which must be approved by Congress.

Within Pelosi’s Democrat conference, support for Israel is weakening virtually by the day. When Eliot Abrams, Chuck Schumer and Dianne Feinstein retire, Democrat support for Israel will crater. Anyone that thinks that AOC + 3 will support Israel is kidding themselves. That being said, Ms. Pelosi is delusional if she honestly thinks this:

“We have a strong relationship with Israel as well as a deep love and respect for the people of Israel. And, again, this is not going to undermine that, try as President Trump will to do that.”

According to Ms. Pelosi, President Trump is trying to undermine the US-Israeli relationship. That’s stunning. All that he’s done for Israel is recognize the Golan Heights as Israeli territory and move the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Other than those things, President Trump has been virtually disinterested in Israel. NOT!

Ms. Pelosi isn’t an honest person. She’s supporting a pair of terrorist-sympathizing Democrats while undermining the Israeli Prime Minister for purely partisan political gain. What a disgusting human being Pelosi is.

It’s now apparent that Rashida Tlaib wasn’t serious about going to Israel. The first indicator should’ve been the fact that MIFTAH was funding their trip. MIFTAH stands for “Palestinian Initiative for the Promotion of Global Dialogue and Democracy.” They are described as “an avid supporter of BDS, and among whose members are those who have expressed support for terrorism against Israel.”

The next indicator that their trip wasn’t serious was that their destination was Palestine, not Israel. Another indicator was that they didn’t request meetings with the Israeli government. Today is a different story. After complaining that she wouldn’t get to visit her sity, Israel granted Tlaib permission to visit her relatives living in the West Bank. Today, Rep. Tlaib announced via Twitter that “she will not travel to the West Bank to visit family, despite getting permission hours before from Israel’s interior minister.”

Tlaib’s statement reads like this:

Silencing me & treating me like a criminal is not what she wants for me. It would kill a piece of me. I have decided that visiting my grandmother under these oppressive conditions stands against everything I believe in–fighting against racism, oppression & injustice.

When I won, it gave the Palestinian people hope that someone will finally speak the truth about the inhumane conditions. I can’t allow the State of Israel to take away that light by humiliating me & use my love for my sity to bow down to their oppressive & racist policies.

My sity wanted to pick figs w/ me. I broke down reading this & worry every single day after I won for my family’s safety. My cousin was texting me which photo of
@IlhanMN & I they should put on a welcoming poster when I heard the news. I couldn’t tell her.

Democrats should be ashamed of themselves for criticizing Israel and President Trump. Speaker Pelosi tweeted this statement:


Now that Rep. Tlaib has been exposed as wanting to go to Israel for the purposes of protesting Israel, promoting the BDS movement and visiting her sity, it’s time for these Democrats to apologize for criticizing Israel. Rep. Tlaib’s visit to Israel was a sham. She wanted to promote BDS (Boycott, Divestment & Sanctions) from Israeli soil. That would’ve been a huge PR victory for Hamas.

It’s becoming increasingly apparent that the AOC + 3 Squad are hostile towards Israel. As Justice Democrats primary and eliminate older generations of Democrats, that hostility towards Israel will grow.