Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) threatened to cut off support for Israel as she campaigned for her election in the state of Iowa.
Warren said on Oct. 19:,”Right now, Netanyahu [Prime Minister of Israel] says he is going to take Israel in a direction of increasing settlements, that does not move us toward a two-state solution,” when asked about her stance on settlements in the region, according to Daily Caller.
Warren, 70, added, “The official policy of the United States of America is to support a two-state solution, and if Israel is moving in the opposite direction, then everything is on the table.”
Thus, Warren’s words would imply the possibility of taking away Israel’s aid if it does not stop building settlements in the West Bank, according to the Daily Mail.
That same line against Israel has been held by Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders.
On Aug. 15, Democratic Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib were denied entry into Israel for “leading activists in promoting the legislation of boycotts against Israel in the American Congress,” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in a statement posted on Facebook.
President Donald Trump supports Israel and in fact at the end of March officially recognized Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights, a territory controlled by Israel for the last 52 years.
Israel is promoting settlements and construction in the West Bank, which is located in the central eastern part of the country and in bordering Jerusalem.