Israel has barred US lawmakers Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from visiting the country over their support for BDS, which was no secret. The move comes just prior to their planned trip, after President Trump panned the initiative.
I want to tell you a secret: A month ago when Netanyahu decided to allow Omar and Tlaib into the country they alreadty supported BDS and he knew it back then. There is only one reason for Netanyahu's backtracking today – the pressure from Donald Trump
— Barak Ravid (@BarakRavid) August 15, 2019
Who's the Real Prime Minister of Israel?
— CHIDI®️ (@ChidiNwatu) August 15, 2019
AIPAC virtually never publicly criticizes the Israeli government. Even a statement this mild is notable.
It's increasingly looking like Trump and Israel overstepped here. https://t.co/c25OpqLfi4
— Zack Beauchamp (@zackbeauchamp) August 15, 2019