Nancy Pelosi read a letter drafted by J Street and signed by most House Democrats backing a two-state solution, while Mitch McConnell ripped the polices of former President Obama.
The Trump administration will not allow a repeat of last year’s United Nations Security Council resolution condemning Israel for its settlements
Carl Icahn’s role as adviser to President Donald Trump on energy regulation has possible conflicts of interest due to his investment in an oil refiner.
The White House said President Donald Trump had been right not to jump to conclusions about anti-Semitic threats following the arrest last week of an Israeli-American teen on suspicion of making over 100 bomb threats against U.S. Jewish sites.
Despite calls for a united pro-Israel movement, a “ding, dong, Obama’s gone” flavor pervaded some speeches at the lobby's annual policy conference.
“Thanks to the support of so many in this room, President Trump won a historic victory,” the vice president told AIPAC.
It comes two days after the United States issued new sanctions on several foreign firms and individuals accused of supporting Iran’s weapons program.
The Israeli prime minister also said in a video address to the AIPAC conference that he looks forward to welcoming the new U.S. ambassador to Jerusalem.
Kushner also has been tapped to lead a new White House office that would streamline the government using ideas borrowed from the business world.
New York’s Jewish federation sent a letter to Congress members in the state opposing the Republican health care bill because of its potential negative impact on poor people.