Tag: Palestine
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Danny McAuliffeJanuary 31, 2018

The Florida House demonstrated on Wednesday its commitment to pro-Israel initiatives. The chamber almost unanimously passed HB 545, a bill that prohibits businesses on the Scrutinized Companies that Boycott Israel List from doing business with the state. Immediately afterward, the House adopted a resolution (HR 1027) supporting both the recognition of Jerusalem as the capital […]

Scott PowersJanuary 24, 2018

Heat of the Israel-Palestinian conflict flared Wednesday at the Florida House Government Accountability Committee when a pro-Palestine student charged that a resolution supporting Jerusalem as the capital of Israel is a threat to peace, and then the bill’s sponsor interpreted her comments as apparent threats of terrorism. “There will be no true peace and safety […]

Drew WilsonMarch 13, 2017

Democratic Sen. Kevin Rader called on the Florida Senate officially oppose a United Nations resolution that would classify Israeli settlements in historically Palestinian areas as legally invalid. “Filing this resolution hits very close to home,” Rader said. “It is personal because my family lives in Israel and I, my wife and kids constantly go back […]

Scott PowersAugust 18, 2016

In a flurry of foreign policy statements Thursday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio blasted the administration for allegedly lying about the cash-for-hostages Iran deal, and called for the U.S. to cut humanitarian support for Palestinians. A statement from Rubio’s re-election campaign also called out Rubio’s most-likely Democratic challenger in the November election, U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy, for […]


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