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Fetterman bluntly admits ‘I’m not a progressive’ as he angers far-left with stances on Israel, immigration

Posted on AllSides December 15th, 2023
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After months of left-wing frustration with Sen. John Fetterman’s, D-Penn., over his pro-Israel stance, the lawmaker officially declared he does not align with the progressive wing of the Democratic Party.

In an interview with NBC News, the freshman U.S. senator said, "I’m not a progressive," and explained how he differs with leftists in the party on the subjects of Israel and illegal immigration.

"I just think I’m a Democrat that is very committed to choice and other things. But with Israel, I’m going to be on the right side of that. And...

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