Bias against Israel is deplorable: Former Ambassador Danny Ayalon

By Melissa KasiarzPoliticsFOXBusiness

2020 Democrats face criticism for skipping AIPAC

Danny Ayalon, former Israeli ambassador to the U.S., discusses how 2020 Democratic candidates are facing criticism for skipping AIPAC. Ayalon also discusses how the Israeli military began striking Hamas targets throughout the Gaza strip.

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) delivered a veiled rebuke to Minnesota Congresswoman Illan Omar (D) during his address to AIPAIC.

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“I am part of a large, bipartisan coalition in Congress supporting Israel, an overwhelming majority in the Congress of the United States. And I tell Israel’s accusers and detractors, accuse us,” Hoyer said on Monday.

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At a Council of American-Islamic Relations banquet on Saturday, Omar has said she didn’t care what the pro-Israel protestors had to say.

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Former Ambassador to Israel Danny Ayalon slammed Congresswoman Omar and those who share her sentiment telling FOX Business' “The Evening Edit” that they are ignorant and should study the issue.

“It’s very deplorable and very bias. It shows a double standard when the only democracy in the region is being criticized,” he said.