Two House Republicans introduced a bill Wednesday intended to ensure withdrawal from Afghanistan leaves behind conditions for future success.
Mikhael SmitsTODAY: Reps. @Liz_Cheney and @RepJimBanks introduce ‘Ensuring a Secure Afghanistan’ act.
Bill conditions U.S. troop withdrawal below 10,000 on Taliban compliance (renounce al Qaeda, women's rights, counterterrorism ops) via @FreeBeacon
Various Democratic candidates for president said they will not be attending the American Israel Public Affairs Committee's annual Policy Conference, with the sole exception of New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker.
A meeting of Democratic lawmakers about anti-Semitism in the party included anti-Semitic jokes and unapologetic members of Congress.
Mikhael SmitsDem. congressmen held a closed door meeting in which @RashidaTlaib cried, @IlhanMN wouldn't affirm Israel's right to exist, and Democrats "admitted they didn’t know what anti-Semitism looks like." via @FreeBeacon
A judicial nominee shared a moving story about his family's arrival to the U.S. Wednesday, after a Democratic senator invoked the nominee's deceased father.
Mikhael Smits9th Circuit nominee Kenneth Lee shares a moving story about his father’s faith in the American Dream. (Sen. Mike Lee also asked Sen. Blumenthal to apologize for his comments about the nominee's deceased father.)
For European Jews, it’s like the flu: uncomfortable, occasionally deadly, but constantly with us.
Mikhael Smits"A Jewish life defined only by anti-Semitism, even the righteous fight against anti-Semitism, is a curse. ... Instead make it a source of strength, something they can never touch, what our ancestors wanted Jewish life to be." [email protected]_judah in the @Atlantic