Tlaib under fire from Dems for ‘dual loyalty’ charge

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

A week into her first term in Congress, Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) faces criticism from fellow Democrats for suggesting that members of Congress supporting pro-Israel legislation may not…

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Engel supports recognizing Israeli control of Golan

Monday, January 7, 2019

Rep. Elliot Engel (D-NY) discussed his new role as chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee with Jewish Insider‘s Jacob Kornbluh after a fundraiser hosted by NORPAC at the home of Helene and Robert…

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‘Cantankerous’ Jim Webb wouldn’t last long as SecDef, predicts former GOP advisor

Thursday, January 3, 2019

President Trump is reportedly considering former Senator Jim Webb as a replacement for former Defense Secretary James Mattis, whose resignation took effect January 1. Mattis resigned in protest…

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Trump says Iran ‘can do what they want’ in Syria

Thursday, January 3, 2019

At a cabinet meeting on Wednesday, President Trump said of the Syria withdrawal: “Iran is no longer the same country. Iran is pulling people out of Syria. They can…

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The 116th Congress is sworn in

Thursday, January 3, 2019

DRIVING THE DAY — The 116th Congress is set to convene today at noon as members solemnly swear to govern a divided nation. While Republicans will increase their majority in the Senate, Democrats will…

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Mandelblit to announce Bibi indictment decision before April

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

 Israeli Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit is likely to announce a decision on Netanyahu’s indictment before April: “Former senior members of the legal system have told Attorney General Avichai Mendelblit he…

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Trump defends Syria withdrawal amid sharp rebuke

Thursday, December 20, 2018

DRIVING THE CONVO — President Trump’s surprise announcement that the U.S. will withdraw all its ground troops from Syria — against the advice of his national security team and top generals — drew a…

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Trump orders U.S. withdrawal from Syria

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

President Donald Trump is considering pulling out all 2,000 American troops stationed in Syria, citing the defeat of ISIS as reason to leave, officials said on Wednesday. The…

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Greenblatt on hopes, challenges for Trump peace plan

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Over 100 people packed the second floor living room of the World Values Network on Manhattan’s Upper West Side on Tuesday evening for a lively panel discussion with…

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Howard Wolfson on The Axe Files podcast

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

PODCAST PLAYBACK — Howard Wolfson, a Democratic political strategist and senior advisor to Michael Bloomberg, discussed his Jewish upbringing and the rise of global anti-Semitism on The Axe Files podcast with…

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