Shutting down a resolution introduced by pro-Palestine progressives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib, and Mark Pocan, the Biden administration approved the sale of advanced precision-guided missiles worth $735 Million to Israel. 

As reported by Jewish Currents, the State Department granted an export license to the Boeing weapons manufacturer for the $735 million sales of Joint Direct Attack Munitions (JDAM) and Small Diameter Bombs to Israel on Friday. 

Source: Yahoo News India (REUTERS/Leah Millis TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Meanwhile, Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, this week also introduced a resolution approving two arms sales to Israel. The Biden administration notified Congress of these sales on May 5, and Democrats quickly voiced their disapproval of arms support for Israel – even as the country defended itself against Iran-backed Palestinian terrorist attacks. Co-sponsors of this resolution include Sens. Bill Hagerty (R-Tenn.), Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), John Barrasso (R-Wyo.), Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), and Rick Scott (R-Fla.).

As it stands, the resolutions against the sale submitted by Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib, and Mark Pocan in the House and Bernie Sanders in the Senate were introduced right before the 15-day period allowed for objections was over and it was too late for the issue to be brought for a vote. Immediately after the 15-day period was over, the Biden administration authorized the commercial license for the Boeing sale.

JOIN US ON WHAT'SAPP, TO GET INSTANT STATUS UPDATES AND BE IN THE KNOW.

CLICK HERE
Rhea Sovani

Author Rhea Sovani

More posts by Rhea Sovani

Leave a Reply