September 20, 2019 Press Releases

Statement from Democratic Majority for Israel regarding GOP Senate Candidate Jason Lewis’ Antisemitic Remarks

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September 20, 2019

Contact: Rachel Rosen, [email protected]

Statement from Democratic Majority for Israel regarding GOP Senate Candidate Jason Lewis’ Antisemitic Remarks

WASHINGTON, DC (September 20, 2019) — Democratic Majority for Israel President and CEO Mark Mellman issued the following statement today:

“Republican Senate candidate Jason Lewis’ vile antisemitic remarks must be condemned by every decent American. The U.S. House of Representatives declared in a 407-to-23 vote that accusations of dual loyalty, like those made by candidate Lewis, are antisemitic. Lewis’ statements take already antisemitic allegations of dual loyalty to new extremes by wrongly claiming that John Bolton and other U.S. officials were actually “dual citizens” of Israel and the United States. Lewis’ claim that the “Jewish Lobby” controls the GOP through “money” is both factually false and morally reprehensible.”

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