two state solution

Democrats Angle to Distract amid Impeachment Fury in Congress

Democrat leaders are aiming to distract voters amid the ongoing secret impeachment inquiry with a newfound sense of legislative duty, inspiring Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) to pivot to health care and leading House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) to suddenly express the need to revive a resolution on a two-state solution in Israel. 

From left, Rep. Veronica Escobar, D-Texas, whose district contains El Paso, Texas, where a gunman killed 22 people at a Walmart, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., call for a Senate vote on the House-passed Bipartisan Background Checks Act as Congress returns …

WATCH: Netanyahu At AIPAC Declares ‘We must stop Iran’

TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was greeted with a standing ovation Tuesday morning at pro-Israel lobby AIPAC’s annual convention, where he addressed an audience of 18,000, once again vowing to stop Iran and thanking the U.S. for its steadfast friendship under President Donald Trump.

Netanyahu, who faces an intensifying corruption probe at home delivered a hawkish speech to the influential American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) a day after talks with President Donald Trump

Nikki Haley at AIPAC: ‘Israel Gets Bullied’ at UN

TEL AVIV – The Trump administration’s bid to end bias against Israel at the UN is “actually a demand for peace,” the U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley told the annual AIPAC convention in Washington on Monday evening in a speech met with rapturous applause and a dozen standing ovations.

U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley speaks during a press briefing at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, in Washington. Haley says "undeniable" evidence proves Iran is violating international law by funneling missiles to Houthi rebels in Yemen. Haley unveiled recently declassified evidence including segments of missiles launched …

Pence to Egypt’s Sisi: ‘We Will Support a Two-State Solution’

CAIRO — US Vice President Mike Pence met Saturday with Egyptian leader Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi and sought to reassure him that the US would support a two-state solution and was still committed to working toward Israeli-Palestinian peace despite anger in the Arab world over US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence shakes hands with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, right, at the Presidential Palace in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. Pence arrived in Cairo hours after the U.S. Congress and President Donald Trump failed to reach agreement on a plan to avert a partial federal closure. …