Biden distances himself from anti-Israel ‘voices’ in Democratic Party, says they are ‘wrong’ to call Jewish nation ‘an apartheid state’

There are a number of elected Democrats who hold a rather dim and highly critical view of the Jewish nation of Israel, a staunch U.S. ally that is the only functioning democracy in the Middle East, but President Joe Biden doesn’t appear to be among that cohort.

During an interview Wednesday with an Israeli media outlet during a trip to that nation, President Biden distanced himself from his fellow Democrats who have maligned Israel as an “apartheid state” and unequivocally said that sort of view was “wrong,” Fox News reported.

Biden further touted his own administration’s aid provided to Israel and stated that he saw “no possibility” of either major American political party, Democrats or Republicans, turning their backs and “walking away” from the Middle Eastern ally.

Anti-Israel “voices” in Democratic Party are “wrong”

President Biden sat Wednesday for an exclusive interview with Israeli Channel 12 News anchor Yonit Levi, who referenced “voices in the Democratic Party” who have labeled Israel “an apartheid state” and called for an end to “unconditional aid” from the U.S. to the small Jewish nation.

Levi further noted that there was an “undeniable gap” between those voices and Biden, to which the president replied, “There are a few of them. I think they’re wrong. I think they’re making a mistake. Israel is a democracy. Israel is our ally. Israel is a friend.”

“And I think that I make no apologies,” he continued. “We’ve provided for my administration $4 billion, plus another billion for Iron Dome. And we’re working on a laser project to be able to replace Iron Dome. It’s overwhelmingly in our interests that Israel be stable.”

The journalist asked if there should be any “concern for the future” of the U.S.-Israeli relationship, but Biden quickly interjected and said, “No, no. There’s no possibility, I think, of the Democratic Party or even a significant portion of the Republican Party walking away from Israel.”

Some Democrats really do hate Israel

Those anti-Israel “voices” in the Democratic Party, according to Fox News, are largely comprised of the far-left progressive “Squad” and its allies in the House and Senate, most prominently led by Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), Rashida Tlaib (D-MI), Ilhan Omar (D-MN), and Cori Bush (D-MO), among others.

Those three and others have decried Israel as an “apartheid state” over its alleged mistreatment of Palestinians and have, at one point or another, stood in opposition to U.S. aid and funding to support Israel and its defense against genocidal enemies and rivals that seek to erase its very existence.

The Hill noted that Tlaib, who is of Palestinian descent and has family that lives in the West Bank, along with Omar, who has compared Israel to terrorist organizations like Hamas and the Taliban, have arguably been the most outspoken against the Jewish nation and have loudly supported punitive efforts to “boycott, divest, and sanction” Israel for its alleged crimes against humanity.

That outlet further noted that other progressive lawmakers who aren’t members of the “Squad,” such as Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), have also threatened to impose various conditions on the annual U.S. aid sent in support of Israel

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