Glenn Greenwald details numerous problematic actions by Biden appointee Neera Tanden, including the fact that she ordered ThinkProgress journalists to stop writing critically about Israel after key donors (including AIPAC supporter Ann Lewis and long-time Clinton advisor Howard Wolfson) complained about the ‘anti-Israel’ articles…
Biden, Israel, and the Palestinian People
Is there any hope that a Biden administration would break with the candidate’s half-century record of “unstinting support for Israel” despite its decades or human rights violations? It’s highly unlikely, unless his previous rhetoric has just been a shtick to be discarded when needed.
Super PAC is backing pro-Israel Democrats for House races
The PAC’s biggest donor is Stacy Schusterman, who has donated $1 million this election cycle and is also a national council member of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee. The second largest donor is Gary Mark Lauder, who also has links to AIPAC. His uncle is president of the World Jewish Congress. After spending $1.4 million on ads opposing Bernie Sanders, the PAC is now focusing on Congressional races…
‘My heart comes first’ — Why Nita Lowey chose to chair House committee controlling funds to Israel
Lowey chose to ‘follow her heart’ by heading the state, foreign operations, and related programs subcommittee over a more prestigious subcommittee within the powerful House Appropriations Committee because it dealt with allocating funds for Israel.