Every House Republican voted against ensuring security aid to Israel

Following House passage of the appropriations bill, Democratic Majority for Israel President Mark Mellman made the following statement:

“We applaud House Democrats for approving critical funding for Israel’s security as codified in the Obama-Biden Memorandum of Understanding. The House measure also includes funding for several vital programs that we hope will lay the groundwork for cooperation and peace in the region while strengthening the U.S.-Israel relationship:

“In addition, this bill:

“It’s hard for those who vote against every dollar in assistance to Israel to call themselves ‘pro-Israel’ — yet every single House Republican voted against this vital legislation. Just three Democrats joined House Republicans. Every other Democrat voted yes on this critical bill, demonstrating once again that the vast majority of Congressional Democrats remain proudly pro-Israel.”