Rep. Michael Waltz, R-Fla., first put a “Stand With Israel” poster exterior his workplace to make sure that Ocasio-Cortez would see it each time she left her workplace to go vote, a Home Republican supply instructed Fox Information.
Reps. Lisa McClain, R-Mich., Nancy Mace, R-S.C., and Chris Jacobs, R-N.Y., quickly adopted swimsuit by placing up posters exterior their workplaces as effectively. All three are in the identical hallway as Waltz and Ocasio-Cortez.
”It is completely astonishing that we’ve got members of Congress trying to equate Israel’s proper to defend itself to the terrorist assaults being orchestrated by Iran-backed Hamas,” Waltz instructed Fox Information.
“People want to carry agency in reminding our nation that we stand with our strongest ally within the Center East and remind the newly fashioned Hamas Caucus that these fringe views is not going to be accepted in Congress,” Waltz continued.
McClain echoed Waltz’s considerations, saying it was “horrifying” that Ocasio-Cortez and her allies would take the aspect of terrorists and that she “proudly” posted the signal exterior her door to remind everybody — particularly her New York Democrat neighbor throughout the corridor — that America stands with Israel.
“I proudly hung an indication exterior my workplace to point out everybody, particularly my neighbor throughout the corridor, that Republicans are united in standing with Israel,” McClain instructed Fox Information. “It’s horrifying that some Home Democrats aspect with Hamas, a terror group. Israel is one among America’s biggest allies and wishes our assist now greater than ever.”
“This week, I cosponsored H. Res 394 and H. Res 396 to sentence Hamas’ violent acts towards the State of Israel and to assist Israel’s proper to defend itself towards acts of struggle,” she added.
The firebrand New York congresswoman and her allies within the “Squad” got here beneath fireplace earlier this month for his or her anti-Israel feedback amid clashes between terror group Hamas and the Israeli combating forces.
Lawmakers and pro-Israel advocacy teams from either side of the aisle let the progressive wing of the Democratic Social gathering have it for his or her feedback, which included Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., accusing Israel of participating in “terrorism” by retaliating to indescriminant rocket assaults into cities from terrorists.
Ocasio-Cortez’s workplace didn’t instantly reply to Fox Information’ request for remark.