AIPAC

‘Moderates’ Pete Buttigieg, Amy Klobuchar Skip Pro-Israel AIPAC Conference

Former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) said Wednesday that they will not attend the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) conference next week, joining Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) in skipping what was, until now, a rite of passage for presidential candidates from both parties.

Pete Buttigieg and Amy Klobuchar (Scott Olson / Getty)

AIPAC Condemns Netanyahu for Barring Omar & Tlaib from Israel

The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) on Thursday came out against Israel’s decision to block far-left freshman Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) from visiting the Jewish state over their support for the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement.

JERUSALEM, ISRAEL - MAY 23: (ISRAEL OUT) In this handout photo provided by the Israel Government Press Office (GPO), Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks with US President Donald Trump prior to the President's departure from Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv on May 23, 2017 in Jerusalem, Israel. …