Pence: ‘Anti-Semitism Has No Place in the Congress of the United States’

‘And anyone who slanders the historic alliance between the United States and Israel should not be sitting on the Foreign Affairs committee in the House of Representatives’

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PENCE: “It's astonishing to think that the party of Harry Truman, which did so much to help create the state of Israel, has been co-opted by people who promote rank anti-Semitic rhetoric and work to undermine the broad American consensus of support for Israel. Recently, a freshman Democrat in Congress trafficked and repeated anti-Semitic tropes. We all remember them. She alleged that congressional support for Israel reflected in allegiance to a foreign country. She said that Israel had, and I quote, hypnotized the world. Well, let me say this from my heart, anti-Semitism has no place in the Congress of the United States of America or anywhere in this nation. (applause) And anyone who slanders the historic alliance between the United States and Israel should not be sitting on the Foreign Affairs Committee in the House of Representatives.”

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