Steve King panned by GOP leadership, Jewish groups

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Rep. Steve King (R-IA) came under fire from his fellow Republicans and Jewish groups for defending white supremacists in an interview with the New York Times on Thursday….

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Anti-BDS vote fails in Senate

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

A motion to proceed with debate on the Strengthening America’s Security in the Middle East Act of 2019 — legislation that incorporates four bipartisan bills, including the reauthorization of…

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Bickering in Senate over BDS, border funding

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

The Senate is scheduled to vote today on a motion to proceed to open debate on the Strengthening America’s Security in the Middle East Act of 2019 — legislation that would…

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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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