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75% of House members back no conditions on aid to Israel

75% of House members back no conditions on aid to Israel

Vast majority of lawmakers in House of Representatives reject bid to impose conditions on aid to Israel.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 23/04/2021 12:02
Congress – Israel's most systematic and challenging ally

Congress – Israel's most systematic and challenging ally

Congress has systematically supported Israel and bolstered US-Israel cooperation, expressing the view of most US citizens. And now? Op-ed.Amb. (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, 02/03/2021 23:00
Pelosi speaks to Netanyahu

Pelosi speaks to Netanyahu

US House Speaker says she spoke to PM "to reaffirm the unbreakable bond between our nations".Elad Benari, 24/02/2021 23:34
Coalition for Jewish Values: Anti-Semitism now accepted in Congress

Coalition for Jewish Values: Anti-Semitism now accepted in Congress

Organization representing over 1,500 rabbis calls for House Democrats to remove Ilhan Omar from position as vice chair of committee.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/02/2021 15:08
Following a string of controversies, Madison Cawthorn meets with his Jewish constituents

Following a string of controversies, Madison Cawthorn meets with his Jewish constituents

Freshman congressman who bragged about trying to convert Jews to Christianity and visited Hitler's vacation home meets with Jewish leaders.Ben Sales, JTA, 09/02/2021 07:44
Bipartisan bill, backed by Jewish vets in Congress, would join US, Israel in PTSD research

Bipartisan bill, backed by Jewish vets in Congress, would join US, Israel in PTSD research

Jewish military veterans among Democrat and Republican lawmakers pushing bill to bring Israeli and US PTSD researchers together.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 05/02/2021 14:58
Congresswoman: Gaza rockets prepared me for Capital insurrection

Congresswoman: Gaza rockets prepared me for Capital insurrection

Representative Kathy Manning North Carolina says she faced worse than the January 6 attack on the Capitol fleeing rockets in Sderot.Ron Kampeas/JTA, 02/02/2021 20:52
Congresswoman blamed deadly forest fire on Rothschild Inc and space lasers

Congresswoman blamed deadly forest fire on Rothschild Inc and space lasers

Newly-unearthed social media posts by Georgia congresswoman show she accused 'Zionist supremacists' of seeking to replace white Americans.Ben Sales, JTA, 29/01/2021 07:23
US lawmakers approve waiver for Biden's Defense Secretary pick

US lawmakers approve waiver for Biden's Defense Secretary pick

Both chambers of Congress approve waiver to permit retired Gen. Lloyd Austin to serve as Secretary of Defense.Ben Ariel, 22/01/2021 03:37
US COVID-19 bill includes clause about UFOs

US COVID-19 bill includes clause about UFOs

The newest aid bill from Congress requires USA military to publicize UFO research.Shlomo Witty, 11/01/2021 00:20
G-d is on our side, who is on theirs?

G-d is on our side, who is on theirs?

The first daily prayer in Congress invoked, for the first time in 200 years, a pagan deity alongside the Name of G-d.David Ben Horin, 10/01/2021 17:51
Congress certifies 270 votes, Biden victory sealed

Congress certifies 270 votes, Biden victory sealed

US lawmakers reconvene to certify Joe Biden's victory after session was interrupted by rioters who stormed the Capitol building.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/01/2021 10:39
Congress joint session to count, certify Electoral College votes

Congress joint session to count, certify Electoral College votes

U.S. House of Representatives and Senate meet in joint session to tally results of Electoral College ballots for President and VP.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/01/2021 18:34
New congresswoman vows to hold onto her Glock at Capitol Hill

New congresswoman vows to hold onto her Glock at Capitol Hill

Congresswoman from Rifle, Colorado announces plans to bring her handgun with her to Washington DC - drawing rebuke from local police chief.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/01/2021 10:48
Trump criticizes Congress over COVID relief bill

Trump criticizes Congress over COVID relief bill

US President calls on both chambers to send a new bill with an increase in stimulus money for Americans.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/12/2020 04:40
Congress reaches deal on COVID-19 relief package

Congress reaches deal on COVID-19 relief package

Republicans and Democrats strike deal on a nearly $900 billion COVID-19 relief package.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/12/2020 01:20
Republican lawmaker: Remove Tlaib from all congressional committees

Republican lawmaker: Remove Tlaib from all congressional committees

Rep. Guy Reschenthaler calls for removal of Rep. Rashida Tlaib from all committees due to her anti-Israel and anti-Semitic rhetoric.Elad Benari, 07/12/2020 06:07
Is the Sudan-Israel deal in jeopardy?

Is the Sudan-Israel deal in jeopardy?

New York Times reports Sudan is demanding US Congress approve legislation protecting it from terror-related lawsuits by year's end.Ben Ariel, 02/12/2020 01:04
The Freedom Squad: 'Natural alliance based on love for America'

The Freedom Squad: 'Natural alliance based on love for America'

Fox News interviews newly-elected Rep congresswoman from NY, who says she and other refugees from Cuba elected to office will fight Dems.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/11/2020 21:46
Congress to consider bill to provide Israel with bunker buster bombs

Congress to consider bill to provide Israel with bunker buster bombs

Bipartisan bill would allow sale of most powerful bombs in US arsenal to Israel in event Iran reaches nuclear breakout point.Gary Willig, 27/10/2020 15:30
Overwhelming bipartisan support for Abraham Accords

Overwhelming bipartisan support for Abraham Accords

91 senators and 372 house representatives have cosponsored two resolutions supporting the Abraham Accords between Israel, UAE and BahrainYoni Kempinski, 22/10/2020 15:56
'Israel must maintain a qualitative military edge'

'Israel must maintain a qualitative military edge'

US Rep. Brad Schneider: There's bipartisan consensus in Washington, Israel's security concerns are a top priority on Capitol Hill.Elad Benari, 14/10/2020 01:00
MK Yaalon briefs US Congress on recent peace deals

MK Yaalon briefs US Congress on recent peace deals

MK Yaalon briefs Congressional Israel Allies Caucus on security implications of recent peace deals and steps toward normalization.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/10/2020 10:07
Congressional candidate Julie Hall, an Air Force Colonel (ret.) who loves America

Congressional candidate Julie Hall, an Air Force Colonel (ret.) who loves America

Julie Hall, contender for Congress in Massachusetts' 4th district is for law and order, decries antisemitism and admires Israel. Op-ed.Angela Van Der Pluym, 28/09/2020 21:24
'My chances of winning congressional race get better every day'

'My chances of winning congressional race get better every day'

Maryland congressional candidate Kimberly Klacik (R) discusses endorsement from President Trump and state of her Congress race.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/09/2020 08:10
Congress blocked arms sales to Turkey for 2 years

Congress blocked arms sales to Turkey for 2 years

Bipartisan group of congressmen block military deals with Turkish government after Turkey purchases Russian S-400 system.Gary Willig, 13/08/2020 22:58
Rep. Dan Crenshaw: Democrats falling for anti-Israel narrative

Rep. Dan Crenshaw: Democrats falling for anti-Israel narrative

Republican congressman from Texas says Democratic party views world through lens of 'oppressor vs oppressed,' coloring views on Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/05/2020 21:44
Trump vetoes Iran war powers resolution

Trump vetoes Iran war powers resolution

Trump vetoes "insulting" resolution aimed at constraining his ability to take military action against Iran.Elad Benari, 07/05/2020 00:59
Meet the former Israeli resident now running for Congress

Meet the former Israeli resident now running for Congress

Guido Weiss releases Hebrew political ad in the US, hoping to win over Israeli expats living in south Florida.i24NEWS, 27/04/2020 22:29
House passes coronavirus relief package

House passes coronavirus relief package

Two days after the Senate, the House of Representatives also passes historic $2 trillion coronavirus relief package.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 27/03/2020 23:14
Second US lawmaker tests positive for coronavirus

Second US lawmaker tests positive for coronavirus

Rep. Ben McAdams of Utah says he tested positive for COVID-19 and is in self-quarantine.Elad Benari, 19/03/2020 03:03
Florida congressman tests positive for coronavirus

Florida congressman tests positive for coronavirus

Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart becomes first member of Congress to announce that he has tested positive for COVID-19.Elad Benari, 19/03/2020 01:27
Watch: Rep David Kustoff recites Shema at DC National Prayer Breakfast

Watch: Rep David Kustoff recites Shema at DC National Prayer Breakfast

Jewish representative from Tennessee explains importance of famous Jewish prayer at event attended by President Trump.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/02/2020 16:08
Articles of impeachment delivered to Senate

Articles of impeachment delivered to Senate

Articles of impeachment expected to be formally read to the Senate on Thursday, trial scheduled to open next Tuesday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/01/2020 03:05
House to vote to limit Trump's ability to take military action against Iran

House to vote to limit Trump's ability to take military action against Iran

House to vote on resolution to limit Trump's ability to take military action against Iran without congressional authorization.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/01/2020 03:37
White House formally notifies Congress of Soleimani elimination

White House formally notifies Congress of Soleimani elimination

Pelosi says notification on elimination of top Iranian general "raises more questions than it answers".Ben Ariel, 05/01/2020 03:38
Rabbi mentions Monsey attack in last Congress prayer of decade

Rabbi mentions Monsey attack in last Congress prayer of decade

Retired Navy chaplain calls on listeners to 'look ahead with hope, but with eyes wide open to prejudice, hatred and terror.'Marcy Oster/JTA, 31/12/2019 18:49
Rep. Van Drew speaks out for first time after switching parties

Rep. Van Drew speaks out for first time after switching parties

Republican Rep. Jeff Van Drew speaks exclusively to 'Sunday Morning Futures' after leaving the Democratic Party., 23/12/2019 22:57
Impeachment wrap — no bang for the buck

Impeachment wrap — no bang for the buck

We are experiencing an impeachment attempt led by the ethically challenged. Jack Engelhard, 11/12/2019 21:34
House Dems release transcripts from impeachment depositions

House Dems release transcripts from impeachment depositions

The two witnesses were on the phone call between Trump and the Ukrainian president; Chad Pergram has the latest., 17/11/2019 14:11
How’s Congressman Ted Deutch  on Israel?

How’s Congressman Ted Deutch  on Israel?

Congressman Ted Deutch is a true friend of Israel, but his words on the idea of a Palestinian Arab state in Judea and Samaria attest to a lack of knowledge on the ground.Professor Elisha Haas, 11/11/2019 11:59
Congressmen call out Twitter for allowing Hamas and Hezbollah

Congressmen call out Twitter for allowing Hamas and Hezbollah

Four House members pen letter to Twitter CEO expressing concern over tolerance for 'political wings' of Hamas, Hezbollah terror groups.Marcy Oster/JTA, 23/10/2019 04:33
Congress condemns withdrawal from Syria

Congress condemns withdrawal from Syria

House of Representatives passes measure opposing US withdrawal from northern Syria, abandonment of the Kurds.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/10/2019 22:47
'Good for Arabs to take advantage of 'miracle' Israeli economy'

'Good for Arabs to take advantage of 'miracle' Israeli economy'

Members of Congress speak on Capitol Hill of ‘untold story of hope and opportunity’ for Israelis and PA Arabs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/10/2019 14:10
AOC and what the heck happened to America?

AOC and what the heck happened to America?

AOC and how anti-Semitism is starting to roll off the tongue. Jack Engelhard, 04/08/2019 07:56
Only black Republican in US House won't seek reelection

Only black Republican in US House won't seek reelection

Rep. Will Hurt looking to pursue other opportunities after three terms in Congress.AFP, 02/08/2019 09:14
'Palestinian state is not the solution'

'Palestinian state is not the solution'

Minister Elkin slams Congress' two-state stance in anti-BDS resolution. 'Palestinian state not the solution, but the root of the problem.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/07/2019 10:18
Trump: Radical Democrats anti-America, anti-Israel, pro-terror

Trump: Radical Democrats anti-America, anti-Israel, pro-terror

US President continues criticism of 4 radical freshmen Congresswomen despite controversy over recent tweets.Gary Willig, 16/07/2019 15:27
Dershowitz: Impeaching Trump would put Congress above the law

Dershowitz: Impeaching Trump would put Congress above the law

Reaction from Harvard law professor emeritus Alan Dershowitz.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/06/2019 12:38
Will the US reinstate funding for 'peace dialogue?'

Will the US reinstate funding for 'peace dialogue?'

AIPAC and J Street support bipartisan effort to restore funds for Israeli-Palestinian peace dialogue.Ron Kampeas, JTA, & Arutz 7, 07/06/2019 09:29
Lawmakers launch bipartisan congressional black-Jewish caucus

Lawmakers launch bipartisan congressional black-Jewish caucus

Black and Jewish lawmakers from both parties team up to form black-Jewish caucus to promote hate crime laws and battle white supremacy.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 04/06/2019 07:30
PA calls on Congress to pressure Trump

PA calls on Congress to pressure Trump

PA cabinet leader urges Congress members to pressure President Trump to change his policy toward the PA.Dalit Halevi, 31/05/2019 04:12
Congress members urge Trump: Safeguard Israel’s interests

Congress members urge Trump: Safeguard Israel’s interests

Nearly 400 members of Congress sign letter calling on Trump to safeguard Israel’s interests with Syria’s civil war coming to an end.Ben Ariel, 21/05/2019 03:40
Pro-BDS imam who compared Israel to Nazis invited to Congress

Pro-BDS imam who compared Israel to Nazis invited to Congress

Democratic-led House of Representatives invites Imam who compared Israel to Nazi Germany, called for 3rd intifada to deliver opening prayer.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 12/05/2019 15:58
Anti-Israel legislation submitted to US Congress

Anti-Israel legislation submitted to US Congress

Legislation proposed by Democratic Rep. Betty McCollum would prohibit US funding to IDF over detention of children.Ben Ariel, 02/05/2019 02:05
Congress members call for Israelis to have easier entry into US

Congress members call for Israelis to have easier entry into US

Congress members push to allow Israel full participation in program allowing expedited entry for 'pre-approved, low-risk travelers.'Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 27/04/2019 21:26
Religious groups: Stop weaponizing anti-Semitism

Religious groups: Stop weaponizing anti-Semitism

20 religious groups call on Congress to ‘stop weaponizing anti-Semitism,’ slam ‘cynical’ political rhetoric.Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 12/04/2019 15:37