WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) and Tom Cotton (R-AR) released the following statements after the Senate passed a resolution reaffirming American support for Israel:
“Those in power must understand the weight of their words. Israel is not a racist state nor should be implied otherwise,” said Dr. Cassidy. “This resolution sends a clear message that anti-Semitism has no place in Congress or our country and it must be condemned.”
“I’m pleased that a bipartisan group of my colleagues supported this resolution upholding that Israel is not a racist state, that Congress rejects any form of antisemitism, and that America will always be a staunch supporter of Israel. It is unfortunate that Democrat attacks on Israel necessitated Congress passing this legislation,” said Senator Cotton.
Cassidy and Cotton were joined by U.S. Senators John Barrasso (R-WY), Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), John Boozman (R-AR), Mike Braun (R-IN), Katie Britt (R-AL), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Ted Budd (R-NC), Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), Bob Casey (D-PA), John Cornyn (R-TX), Kevin Cramer (R-ND), Mike Crapo (R-ID), Ted Cruz (R-TX), Steve Daines (R-MT), Joni Ernst (R-IA), Deb Fischer (R-NE), Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Bill Hagerty (R-TN), John Hoeven (R-ND), Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS), John Kennedy (R-LA), Jerry Moran (R-KS), Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), Marco Rubio (R-FL), Eric Schmitt (R-MO), Rick Scott (R-FL), Tim Scott (R-SC), Dan Sullivan (R-AK), Thom Tillis (R-NC), and J.D. Vance (R-OH) in co-sponsoring this legislation.