Some lawmakers want to block a $ 735m deal to increase Israel in the middle of the Gaza bombing.
United States Senator and Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders has proposed a $ 735m ban selling weapons to Israel among US neighbors who continue to bomb Gaza.
Sanders introduced the bill in the U.S. Senate on Thursday, hoping to ban the sale of Joint Direct Attack Munitions and Small-Scale Bombs.
The next day Democrats are coming to the House of Representatives enacted similar laws after being notified of the sale on May 5.
“At the moment US-made bombs are destroying Gaza, and killing women and children, we will not allow the sale of large arms without controversy,” Sanders said on Twitter.
At the moment US-produced bombs are destroying Gaza, and killing women and children, we will not allow the sale of large-scale weapons without a DRM dispute. https://t.co/nLoDFmLGr1
– Bernie Sanders (@SenSanders) May 20, 2021
“I believe the United States should play a key role in guiding a peaceful and prosperous future for Israel and Palestine. We need to see if the sale of these weapons really helps, or if it only provokes conflict.”
The election needs a majority of voters to pass through all Congress chambers before reaching the table of President Joe Biden, who can contest the election. It requires two-thirds of the room to pass both sides – all of which are invincible.
Israeli aid remains strong among US lawmakers, even though a leading group has had it very inviting the most difficult option for affiliates, for which the US provides approximately $ 3.8bn in unsecured assistance each year.
An increasing number of minority Democrats and Republicans have also joined the call for a firefight amid growing numbers, with Israeli protests killing 230 Palestinians, including 65 children, in Gaza since May 10.
Twelve Israelis, including two children, have also been killed by rockets fired by troops at Gaza.
After a few days of silence, Biden revealed his intention to suspend Monday by calling Benjamin Netanyahu.
Wednesday, Biden made it strong words for Netanyahu since the start of the growth, telling him that he expects a “significant drop today on the road to war”.
However, the Israeli leader, after being summoned, said he was “determined” to continue bombing Gaza until “Israel’s goal was achieved”.
The United States, meanwhile, has repeatedly banned United Nations Security Council members seeking to end the war, while U.S. Ambassador to the United States Linda Thomas-Greenfield says the U.S. “does not judge that public declarations at this time will help increase”.
While previously considered sacred, arms sales to the US and military assistance to Israel have been questioned in public by other lawmakers.
After passing a law banning the sale of the latest weapons in the House, progressive envoy Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sent a statement that “the US should not be a military supporter of the Israeli government as it uses our resources to pursue international media, schools, hospitals, humanitarian services. as well as a common bombardment.
“We have a responsibility to protect human rights,” he said.