US Senate *Unanimously* Passes Resolution Supporting Israeli Assault on Gaza.
Boxer's preposterous statementBarbara Boxer, on July 18, stated, "It is particularly shocking that Hamas is using Palestinian men, women, and children as human shields to deter Israeli attacks. In recent days, Hamas has urged residents of Gaza to ignore Israeli warnings of impending air strikes and remain in their homes. The Israeli government has also compiled extensive evidence that Hamas has intentionally placed rocket launchers and other military objects in densely populated civilian areas.” Read MORE
Sens. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) and Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) authored S.Res. 498, which reaffirms Senate support for Israel, condemns unprovoked rocket fire and calls on Hamas to stop all rocket attacks on Israel.
The United States Senate is in Israel's camp,” Graham said on the Senate floor Thursday.
Passage of the resolution came moments after Israel announced that it launched a ground offensive into the Gaza Strip, following a week of heavy rocket attacks from Hamas forces.
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