Steny Hoyer is the number two Democrat in the House. Nancy Pelosi is his boss. However, he has fallen out with the Obama and Kerry actions at the United Nations. The UN resolution that they allowed to pass condemning Israel is unacceptable in his eyes. He blasted them not once, not twice, but three times. Read it all here.
As Written By John Hayward for Breitbart:
The number-two Democrat in the House, Minority Whip Steny Hoyer of Maryland, has published several statements which are strongly critical of the Obama administration’s betrayal of Israel at the United Nations.
Before the vote was cast at the UN, Hoyer urged the President to exercise America’s veto power against the anti-Israel resolution:
The resolution, as proposed, seeks to place responsibility for continued conflict fully on Israel and ignores violence and incitement by Palestinians and the Palestinian Authority and Hamas leaderships. Any workable and long-lasting solution to this conflict must come about through direct, bilateral negotiations, and this resolution undermines that effort.
After America’s ambassador to the UN was instructed to abstain from voting, Hoyer declared:
As a proud leader of the bipartisan coalition in Congress in support of our ally Israel, I am extremely disappointed by this action and today’s vote. Blaming Israel for the continuation of the conflict is not only wrong and unjust; it will also do nothing to move the parties closer to a peaceful and lasting solution.
This resolution ignores the culpability of Palestinian leaders and groups for engaging in violent acts, inciting violence against civilians, and delegitimizing Jews’ ancient and historic connection to the land. Furthermore, the United States’s abstention risks lending legitimacy to efforts by Palestinians to impose their own solution through international fora and trough unjustified boycotts or divestment campaigns.
Only direct, bilateral negotiations can bring an end to this conflict. Neither the international community nor the United States can impose one. I join in expressing…..
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