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News and updates about Biden administration

Human rights expert:

'Biden Admin. stands for mass murderer at Security Council'

Human Rights Voices President Professor Anne Bayefsky speaks to Arutz Sheva about the moment of silence held for the 'butcher of Tehran' at the UN Security Council.

'Biden Admin. stands for mass murderer at Security Council'

Rep. Elise Stefanik to Knesset:

'No excuse for Biden to halt weapons shipments to Israel'

Congresswoman Stefanik addresses Knesset, says US has a duty to stand by Israel 'fully and unconditionally' against the forces of barbarism.

'No excuse for Biden to halt weapons shipments to Israel'

US House Speaker:

'Biden turned back on Israel, carrying water for Hamas and Iran'

Speaker of the House Mike Johnson condemns President Biden for vowing to veto bill mandating US provide military aid to Israel approved by Congress after Biden threatens to withhold aid over Rafah operation.

'Biden turned back on Israel, carrying water for Hamas and Iran'

US wants Arab states to join peacekeeping force in Gaza

US Pres. Biden won't send American troops into Gaza - but wants Arab states to do so for him, Financial Times report says. Arab states condition agreement on US recognition of 'Palestine.'

US wants Arab states to join peacekeeping force in Gaza

Biden Admin. denies withholding Hamas leaders' locations

National Security Council official says US is assisting Israel in targeting Hamas leaders and 'not holding anything back' following reports administration is using the intelligence as leverage against Rafah oepration.

Biden Admin. denies withholding Hamas leaders' locations

Does truth really matter anymore?

Antisemitism, hatred of Israel, and the perversion of truth in US politics, academia, and beyond. Opinion.

Does truth really matter anymore?

Blinken:

'Hamas will remain no matter what Israel does in Rafah'

US Secretary of State reiterates administration's opposition to Israel's crushing of the last 4 Hamas battalions in Rafah, demands plan for 'day after.'

'Hamas will remain no matter what Israel does in Rafah'

Is the US withholding information from Israel?

US offering Israel intelligence in exchange for end to Rafah operation, report says.

Is the US withholding information from Israel?

Biden ends the US-Israel alliance at a fortuitous moment

So far, administration sychophants have not succeeded in turning the American people against either the Jewish state or the Jewish people. Hamas and the U.S. positions are in complete alignment.

Biden ends the US-Israel alliance at a fortuitous moment

Pharaoh comes to Washington

Biden “forgot” Netanyahu, and became the new, harsh Pharaoh, who decrees a halt to those arms shipments that had been promised. He is not killing Jewish babies though, like Pharaoh and Tlaib and Ilhan Omar's Hamas friends did. Op-ed.

Pharaoh comes to Washington

The message of defeating Hamas in Rafah without Biden

It is time to tell Rich Uncle Joe and Chuck the Schumer to take their money and stuff it. They can go take weapons and stuff it. They just gave us the excuse to flatten Rafah.Opinion.

The message of defeating Hamas in Rafah without Biden

American Pressure

History teaches us that succumbing to American pressure is often unwise and occasionally fatal. Ask Chiang Kai-shek. Op-ed.

American Pressure

IDF Spokesman:

'IDF has everything it needs for Rafah mission'

Rear Admiral Daniel Hagari downplays significance of US President Biden's threat to withhold weapons shipments to Israel over Rafah operation.

'IDF has everything it needs for Rafah mission'

Squad hails weapons halt:

'Protesting is working, keep fighting'

New York Congressmen Jamaal Bowman and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez claim President Biden doing what's 'right' in holding up weapons shipments to Israel over Rafah operation.

'Protesting is working, keep fighting'

Netanyahu responds to US:

'If we have to fight alone, we will'

PM responds to President Biden's threat to halt arms shipments to Israel over Rafah operation, says Israelis will fight 'with our nails' if necessary.

'If we have to fight alone, we will'

Haim Saban slams 'bad, bad, bad' move to hold weapons shipment

Israeli-American billionaire and Democratic megadonor warns US President, 'there are more Jewish voters who care about Israel than Muslim voters who care about Hamas.'

Haim Saban slams 'bad, bad, bad' move to hold weapons shipment

Retired general:

US move a signal to allies and the Iranian nuclear program

According to Brigadier General (Ret) Yossi Kuperwasser not sending the ammunition to Israel makes it clear to the United States' allies in the region and the world as a whole, that they cannot rely on it.

US move a signal to allies and the Iranian nuclear program

Iran’s Influence campaign won’t work without American proneness

An Iranian influence campaign won’t work, at least not on such a far-reaching level as we are witnessing today, unless there is at least some degree of acceptance and tolerance from within the U.S. political system. Read that the Biden administration. Opinion.

Iran’s Influence campaign won’t work without American proneness

US warns Israel:

Do not expand military operations in Rafah

Israel made clear to the Americans that preventing the delivery of precise munitions can harm the military effort, strengthen Hamas, and therefore may threaten a deal for a ceasefire and hostage release.

Do not expand military operations in Rafah

Lindsey Graham:

'Blocking weapons to Israel obscene, Hiroshima on steroids'

Senator Graham grills Defense Secretary Austin on the Biden Administration's freezing of a weapons shipments to Israel, asks if Austin would support dropping the atom bombs on Japan.

'Blocking weapons to Israel obscene, Hiroshima on steroids'

MK warns House Speaker:

'Biden Admin intent on bypassing Taylor Force Act'

MK Amit Halevi writes to Speaker Mike Johnson warning of danger of going along with PA's change of categorization of its payments to terrorists and legitimizing terrorist financing.

'Biden Admin intent on bypassing Taylor Force Act'

Israeli official:

Israel deeply frustrated with US arms shipment pause

According to an Israeli official, tensions had already been running high after Israel felt the US allowed it to be blindsided by Hamas’ announcement earlier this week that it was accepting a version of a cease-fire proposal that was unknown to Israel beforehand.

Israel deeply frustrated with US arms shipment pause

GOP lawmakers:

Robert Malley had classified docs in private email account, phone

Senator James Risch and Rep. Michael McCaul demand answers from State Department after finding allegations 'hostile actor' accessed classified documents mishandle by former Biden Iran envoy.

Robert Malley had classified docs in private email account, phone

US government outraged at Hamas response

New York Times reports that Biden officials are outraged at Hamas’ response to discussions to reach an agreement for the release of the hostages.

US government outraged at Hamas response

Israeli officials:

US knew about changes to ceasefire deal - but didn't brief Israel

'The feeling is that Israel got played' by the US and mediators during the latest round of negotiations, Israeli officials tell journalist Barak Ravid.

US knew about changes to ceasefire deal - but didn't brief Israel

US demands clarifications from Israel on Rafah op.

Biden Administration demands answers as IDF begins preparations for evacuation of civilians from parts of Rafah ahead of operation.

US demands clarifications from Israel on Rafah op.

Report:

US held up ammo shipment to Israel

According to Israeli officials, the incident raised serious concerns inside the Israeli government and sent officials scrambling to understand why the shipment was held.

US held up ammo shipment to Israel

FDR and Biden: Too little, too late to save the Jews

Since signing on with Roosevelt, America's Jews have acted like battered wives, crawling back to their abuser after every beating. And both FDR and Biden fit that category. Op-ed.

FDR and Biden: Too little, too late to save the Jews

White House condemns protesters' takeover of Columbia building

Administration spokespeople say anti-Israel activists' recent actions at Columbia University, including takeover of Hamilton Hall, are "not peaceful" and "hate speech."

White House condemns protesters' takeover of Columbia building

Report:

Biden Admin. won't sanction Netzach Yehuda Battalion

US Secretary of State Blinken writes to House Speaker Johnson that in light of Israeli commitment to fix issues in battalion accused of human rights abuses, the battalion will not be sanctioned.

Biden Admin. won't sanction Netzach Yehuda Battalion

Marco Rubio:

'Biden Admin sanctions on Netzah Yehudah helps Israel's enemies'

Republican Senator accuses administration of 'an effort by President Biden to appease Israel’s enemies, including the antisemitic mobs terrorizing college campuses across America.'

'Biden Admin sanctions on Netzah Yehudah helps Israel's enemies'

Senior US official:

'Sinwar, Hamas to blame for lack of hostage deal'

Biden Administration official says 'it's really down to one guy to accept the deal' to free the hostages.

'Sinwar, Hamas to blame for lack of hostage deal'

Biden appointment:

Lise Grande new Special Envoy for Middle East Humanitarian Issues

President of the United States Institute of Peace appointed to position created in aftermath of October 7 massacre.

Lise Grande new Special Envoy for Middle East Humanitarian Issues

ANALYSIS:

Biden administration caving to BDS tactics against Israel

The U.S. government is sourcing its information from “radical extremist organizations" that work to destroy the Jewish state. The implications and fallout are detrimental to Israel's war efforts.

Biden administration caving to BDS tactics against Israel

PA to Biden:

'Prevent an operation in Rafah'

PA chairman Mahmoud Abbas' spokesman accuses the US administration of complicity in Israel's war against Hamas in Gaza.

'Prevent an operation in Rafah'

As a gesture to Qatar

US received video of Hersh Goldberg-Polin on Monday

Biden administration had asked the Qatari government several times for assistance in getting proof of life for Goldberg-Polin and other American hostages.

US received video of Hersh Goldberg-Polin on Monday

DeSantis

'Cancel visas for Hamas supporters'

Florida governor Ron DeSantis today denounced the Biden administration for not doing enough to combat growing protests against Israel on college campuses.

'Cancel visas for Hamas supporters'

Special Interview

Amb. Friedman: There is a path forward - full Israeli sovereignty

Former US ambassador to Israel David Friedman analyzes the course of the war and the hopes for the future of the Middle East in a special interview with Arutz Sheva - Israel National News.

Amb. Friedman: There is a path forward - full Israeli sovereignty

US Rep. Stefanik:

'Biden choosing to appease pro-Hamas faction of Democratic Party'

House Republican Conference Chair Rep. Elise Stefanik said House Republicans will investigate reports that sanctions on the Netzach Yehuda Battalion stem from anti-Israel NGOs.

'Biden choosing to appease pro-Hamas faction of Democratic Party'

Report:

White House was shocked by magnitude of Iranian attack

US officials were horrified when they realized how many UAVs, cruise missiles, and ballistic missiles Iran had fired at Israel in its massive attack.

White House was shocked by magnitude of Iranian attack

Son of Hamas:

'Biden administration: Win elections or win the war?'

Mosab Hassan Yousef, the son of a senior figure in Hamas, tweeted admonishment to the US government for failing to prioritize national interests above party desires.

'Biden administration: Win elections or win the war?'

US will veto PA bid for full UN member status

Security Council debates resolution admitting 'Palestine' as a full member state as US announces its opposition to the measure.

US will veto PA bid for full UN member status

Report:

US pressing Netanyahu to accept PA state for normalization

According to the report in return for recognizing Israel, the White House is offering the Saudis a more formal defense relationship with Washington, assistance in acquiring civil nuclear power, and a renewed push for a Palestinian state.

US pressing Netanyahu to accept PA state for normalization

Biden, it was you!

It was not Donald Trump who made the terrible mistakes listed below. It was you, President Biden, you alone! Op-ed.

Biden, it was you!

A carefully manufactured myth

If Biden is the Democrat presidential candidate, those who hate Jews for will vote for him no matter what he says or does. Opinion.

A carefully manufactured myth

Washington believes Israeli victory is not in US best interests

The incompetents who turned over Afghanistan to the Taliban, handed Egypt to the Muslim Brotherhood, and invited Russia to return to Syria, now want to dictate to Israel how to fight their war.. Opinion.

Washington believes Israeli victory is not in US best interests

Report:

US told Israel 'take the win' rather than retaliate against Iran

Senior administration official says Biden told Netanyahu the US would not participate in any offensive action against Iran following last night's attack.

US told Israel 'take the win' rather than retaliate against Iran

Biden asks Ukraine not to attack Russian refineries

The request comes on the heels of a Russian attack on Ukrainian power facilities.

Biden asks Ukraine not to attack Russian refineries

US Defense Sec:

'We intercepted dozens of UAVs, missiles launched at Israel'

Secretary Lloyd Austin criticizes Iranian regime after Iran launches hundreds of drones and missiles at Israel overnight.

'We intercepted dozens of UAVs, missiles launched at Israel'

RFK Jr.

'I'd rather lose election than turn against Israel'

3rd party candidate criticizes Biden for not being supportive enough of Israel in war with Hamas, says he has paid a political price for not changing his support for Israel.

'I'd rather lose election than turn against Israel'

56 Congress members call to withhold offensive arms from Israel

Demand to withhold offensive arms from Israel 'picks up steam' as additional members of Congress sign letter in aftermath of World Central Kitchen employees' deaths.

56 Congress members call to withhold offensive arms from Israel

Biden shouldn’t get away with granting a victory to Hamas

U.S. threats have given genocidal terrorists a respite as the media continues to demonize Israel and enable antisemitism. It’s now apparent that the United States—Israel’s main ally, and principal source of the arms and ammunition —does not want Hamas to be defeated. But the war isn’t over yet. Opinion.

Biden shouldn’t get away with granting a victory to Hamas

Former ambassador:

'The US doesn't understand what its pressures cause'

Former Israeli ambassador to the USA Zalman Shoval tells Arutz Sheva that the Biden administration doesn't properly consider the implications of pressure on Israel.

'The US doesn't understand what its pressures cause'

Report:

Biden demanded Netanyahu open Erez Crossing immediately

US President demanded that Netanyahu immediately open the Erez crossing for aid trucks to enter the northern Gaza Strip, open the port of Ashdod to receive humanitarian aid, and speed up deliveries to Gaza during their phone conversation on Thursday.

Biden demanded Netanyahu open Erez Crossing immediately

Jason Greenblatt:

'Biden shouldn't use aid workers' deaths in blame game'

Former Trump Middle East envoy rips President's response to accidental killing of 7 WCK employees, says it is wrong to assume 1 mistake means Israel commits many more such mistakes.

'Biden shouldn't use aid workers' deaths in blame game'

Minister Cohen:

'If US doesn't back Israel it has nothing to do in the Mideast'

Minister of Energy Eli Cohen says the US changed its stance because of the upcoming elections.

'If US doesn't back Israel it has nothing to do in the Mideast'

Report:

US lambasts Israel's Rafah evacuation plan

Jake Sullivan, Antony Blinken reject, harshly criticize Israeli proposals for Rafah operation in 2-hour phone call with Israeli officials, demand 'day-after' plan to maintain US support.

US lambasts Israel's Rafah evacuation plan

Republicans in Congress demand Biden cancel Iraq pres. meeting

Senator Tom Cotton and 7 other Republican senators and congressmen write letter to President Biden accusing him of appeasing Iran and undermining Israel in meeting Iraqi president.

Republicans in Congress demand Biden cancel Iraq pres. meeting

Rep. Ritchie Torres to Arutz Sheva:

'US stands with Israel'

Congressman Ritchie Torres (D-NY) speaks to Arutz Sheva during visit to Israel, warns pro-Israel Democrats have obligation to prevent far-left anti-Israel forces from taking over party.

'US stands with Israel'

A pro-Israel US president

Jews who vote for Democrats in 2024 when it comes to the subject of Israel simply have no understanding of what it means to be a Jew or worse, they have no background or no understanding of their religion or religious identity. Opihion.

A pro-Israel US president