Joe Biden suffers massive loss as top Republicans force his hand

Biden has been trying to play Americans and steal our money. But now, he has been caught red-handed lying and things just got worse.

And Biden has suffered a massive loss as top Republicans force his hand.

In a decisive move to ensure military aid to Israel, Republicans in the U.S. Senate have filed legislation aimed at overriding President Joe Biden’s pause on arms shipments.

The pause was implemented by the Biden administration due to disagreements with Israel’s military strategy.

Senator Tom Cotton (R-AK) spearheaded the introduction of this legislation, which mirrors a similar bill circulating in the GOP-controlled House of Representatives.

This legislation seeks to bypass the Biden administration’s halt on arms sales to Israel, ensuring that the previously approved military aid continues unabated.

The White House, meanwhile, has been actively lobbying against the bill, with House Democrats also working to derail it.

The Senate version of the bill is expected to face significant opposition in the upper chamber.

The Biden administration justified the pause in arms shipments as a means to pressure Israel into reconsidering its planned incursion into Rafah.

Rafah, the last Hamas stronghold in the Gaza Strip, is believed to be harboring terrorist leadership and approximately 133 hostages.

Cotton’s legislation includes a clause that would cancel the salaries of any Biden administration officials at the State Department or Pentagon who attempt to prevent arms shipments to Israel.

This stringent measure underscores the GOP’s commitment to ensuring that Israel receives the military support it needs.

Over 20 Republican senators have co-sponsored the bill, including prominent figures such as Rick Scott (R-FL) and Ted Cruz (R-TX).

In a statement to the Washington Free Beacon, Senator Cotton criticized President Biden’s stance, highlighting a perceived double standard in U.S. foreign policy.

“Joe Biden has sanctioned Israelis and placed an arms embargo on Israel while giving sanctions relief to Iran with no arms embargo for Iran. This bill will ensure that our Israeli allies continue to receive the support that they need to defeat Hamas while making clear that any official who supports this embargo will be doing so without a paycheck,” Cotton asserted.

White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre responded to the legislative push, emphasizing the administration’s opposition.

“We strongly, strongly oppose attempts to constrain the president’s ability to deploy U.S. security assistance consistent with U.S. foreign policy and national security objectives,” Jean-Pierre told reporters.

The House version of the bill was introduced over the weekend and has garnered support from the chamber’s Republican majority.

Despite efforts by Democratic leaders to persuade their members to oppose the bill, some Democrats, such as Rep. Ritchie Torres (D-NY), have voiced support.

Torres told Axios, “I have a general rule of supporting pro-Israel legislation unless it includes a poison pill—like cuts to domestic policy.”

Following significant backlash over the decision to pause the weapons shipments, the Biden administration made a notable concession.

The Wall Street Journal reported that the White House notified Congress of its intention to proceed with over $1 billion in new weapons deals for Israel.

This package includes $700 million in tank ammunition, $500 million in tactical vehicles, and $60 million in mortar rounds.

The Republican effort underscores a commitment to robust support for Israel, while the Biden administration’s stance highlights their hypocrisy and lack of commitment to US allies.

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