Resolution comes on the heels of the deadliest terrorist attack in Israel which resulted in more than 1,400+ casualties and countless hostages
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins, Vice Chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee and Subcommittee on Defense, and Angus King, a member of the Senate Armed Services and Intelligence Committees, joined nearly all of their Senate colleagues in passing a bipartisan resolution in support of Israel. Senators Collins and King are co-sponsors of the resolution, which passed the Senate by a vote of 97-0.
“The Senate stands with Israel as it defends itself, including Israeli efforts to diminish the threat posed by Hamas; reaffirms Israel’s right to self-defense, and is committed to helping Israel safeguard its people from future aggression,” the resolution states. “The Senate reaffirms Israel’s right to self-defense, and is committed to helping Israel safeguard its people from future aggression; and calls on all countries to unequivocally condemn Hamas’ war on Israel, including Hamas’ intentional targeting of, and attacks against, civilians.”
A copy of the resolution can be found here.