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GOP Senators Announce Resolution To Support Israel’s Right to Defend Itself Amid Attacks From Hamas

A group of 19 Republican senators introduced a resolution on Monday to reaffirm the United States’ support for Israel and its right to defend itself against terrorist attacks, amid ongoing rocket attacks from Hamas that shows few signs of abating. The resolution (pdf), led by Sen. Rick Scott (R-Fla.), also condemns the current attacks against Israel by Hamas, an Iran-backed and funded terrorist organization that seized power of Gaza in 2007. The resolution is set to be introduced in Congress this week. In the resolution, the U.S. Senate “opposes the escalating and indiscriminate rocket attacks by Hamas against Israel” and “mourns the loss of innocent life caused by Hamas’s rocket attacks.” The Senate also “urges continued and steadfast support for Israel” and “reaffirms its strong support for Israel’s right to peace and security.” Scott said in a statement that the people of Israel have for decades endured “unyielding attacks from terrorist groups” such as …

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