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WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 31: White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon (L) and Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway wait for the arrival of U.S. President Donald Trump for a meeting on cyber security in the Roosevelt Room at the White House January 31, 2017 in Washington, DC. Citing the …

Menendez to AIPAC: Steve Bannon a ‘White Nationalist’

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) took aim at President Donald Trump Chief White House Strategist Stephen K. Bannon on Tuesday, falsely claiming that “white nationalist dog whistles” were being “blown by Steve Bannon in the West Wing.”

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Netanyahu Welcomes New U.S. Ambassador ‘to Jerusalem’

Israeli leaders hoping President Donald Trump would be a rubber stamp for the Jewish state are hearing plenty of reassuring rhetoric at this week’s annual gathering for the “unbreakable” alliance.

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Pence, Nikki Haley to Address Upcoming AIPAC Conference

The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), whose annual policy conference draws more than 15,000 people and is arguably the world’s largest pro-Israel gathering, Thursday announced the highest-level dignitaries who will address the lobby’s 2017 conference later this month.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks together with German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrive to speak to the media at the Chancellery on October 21, 2015 in Berlin, Germany.

Netanyahu Hopes U.S. Will Reject UN Resolution on Palestinian Statehood

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday he hoped the United States would continue to reject any move towards a U.N. Security Council resolution backing Palestinian statehood. “A Security Council Resolution to pressure Israel would further harden Palestinian positions

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Kasich Calls For ‘Active Steps’ To Strengthen U.S.-Israel Ties

Presidential candidate John Kasich called on Monday for “active steps” to strengthen ties between the U.S. and Israel, including suspending U.S. participation in the Iran deal and helping the Jewish state strengthen relationships with Arab countries in the Persian Gulf.

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Biden Says ‘Watching Iran Like a Hawk’ on Nuclear Deal

Vice President Joe Biden has warned that the United States is watching Iran “like a hawk” to ensure compliance with the landmark nuclear deal. Tehran and six world powers, including the United States, agreed to the deal in July when

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AIPAC Vows to Fight Iran Deal ‘With the Entirety of Our Institutional Resources’

The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), the most influential pro-Israel group in the U.S. and one of the most powerful lobbying organizations in Washington, told key leaders on a conference call Wednesday that it would fight the Iran deal “with the entirety of our institutional resources.” AIPAC had said the day before that it needed time to study the details of the 159-page Iran nuclear agreement.