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Pelosi’s split from Jeffries on Netanyahu invite prompts quiet backlash from Democrats

Posted on AllSides June 17th, 2024
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Former Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) has fanned the flames of the internal Democratic battle over Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s coming speech to Congress, questioning the wisdom of the invitation just days after it was endorsed by Democratic leaders in both chambers.

Pelosi’s comments — and her decision to air them on national television — have struck a nerve with some rank-and-file Democrats, who are voicing concerns that she’s made it only more difficult for her successor, House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.), to steer the caucus through a stormy debate on a hot topic that’s divided...

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https://thehill.com/homenews/house/4723372-pelosi-jeffries-netanyahu-speech/

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