Why more Democrats are pressing Biden to support Palestinian rights
For decades, the Democratic Party has stood by Israel in times of war and peace.
Today, that support no longer looks so solid. In the Democratic-controlled Congress, more lawmakers are calling out Israel for its actions in its latest conflict with Hamas that ended in a cease-fire last week. And this poses a dilemma for President Joe Biden, a staunch ally of Israel who has vowed to make human rights a priority, not an afterthought in his administration.
On May 15, after the U.S. blocked United Nations efforts to...