Appearing on Fox News, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell was asked by Larry Kudlow “Apparently, Senator Sanders, Bernie Sanders, is putting up or intends to put up a resolution that would, not the force of law, but a resolution that says don’t give $735 million of arms sales money to Israel.”
“And I guess I’m asking you,” Kudlow continued “has the Democratic Party just decided to abandon Israel now, and they just back Iran and back Iran’s terror state clients like Hamas and Hezbollah? Is that how the game has changed?”
“It has changed a lot,” McConnell replied “and I think at least half the Democrats are hostile to Israel. The rest of them are afraid of those who are hostile to Israel.”
“And you see that reflected in the pressure the president’s put on the Israelis for a premature cease-fire, which I gather has just been announced,” he continued. “I think…it’s important to remember Israel is up against a terrorist organization. Hamas does not represent Palestinians. It’s a terrorist organization lobbing shells onto civilians in Israel.”
“Israel, on the other hand…will call up people in a building they’re going to hit and say, please get out of the building. We don’t want to kill you, but we’re going to take out the building,” he added.