In response to Representative McCollum’s latest anti-Israel bill, Mark Mellman, Democratic Majority for Israel president and CEO issued the following statement:

“Sadly, it’s no surprise that Representative Betty McCollum, who regularly seeks to delegitimize Israel, is introducing yet another in a series of one-sided, demagogic anti-Israel bills—this one putting civilians at risk. A contrived effort to stir up hostility toward Israel, the bill refuses to acknowledge five key facts:

“President Biden rightly called earlier proposals to put additional conditions on U.S. military assistance to Israel, ‘outrageous’ and a ‘gigantic mistake.’ That’s also a perfect description of this bill.”