Israel blocks visit from Democratic Congresswomen who are Trump targets
Friday, 16 August 2019 President Trump's battle against the"Squad" Democrats reached the international stage on Thursday when Israeli leader, Benjamin Netanyahu, barred U.S. Reps. Rashida Tlaib of Michigan and Ilhan Omar of Minnesota from visiting the country. The decision came after Mr. Trump tweeted it would show "great weakness" for Israel to allow the Congresswomen to carry out their visit to disputed territories in the West Bank. Senior Washington correspondent for i24 News, Dan Raviv, joined CBSN to break down the latest.
Israel will bar a visit by U.S. Democratic Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday, shortly after U.S. President Donald Trump called on Israel not to let them in. Jonah Green reports.
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday (August 26) that both the Palestinians and Israelis want to make a peace deal, despite 'everybody' saying that it is a deal that cannot be made. Rough cut (no..