Democrats Abandon Push To Delay Biden Administration Arms Sale To Israel

A group of senior House Democrats on Tuesday backed off a burgeoning effort to push for a delay in the Biden administration’s latest weapons sale to Israel amid intensifying violence in the region, further underscoring the intraparty rift over U.S.-Israel relations. House Foreign Affairs Committee Chair Gregory Meeks (D-N.Y.) said he decided against requesting that President Joe Biden delay the $735 million arms sale after the White House offered to hold an “informational session” for lawmakers on Wednesday.

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