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60. In 2022 AIPAC endorsed 109 Rethug traitors who refused to certify Biden, almost of whom still push the Big Lie
Sat Apr 6, 2024, 10:17 AM
Apr 6

Including the christofash Speaker of the House Mike Johnson, Gym Jordan, ultra MAGAt Elise Stefanik, Kevin McCarthy, the crazed gunhumper Greg Steube, Ronny 'Trump's drunk Dr Feelgood' Jackson, Joe 'you lie!' Wilson, John 'I am a racist, climate change denying MAGAt, but look!, Henry Cuellar campaigns and fundraises for me so it's all good' Carter, Troy Nehls, etc etc)

Why pro-Israel lobby group Aipac is backing election deniers and extremist Republicans

Among those candidates endorsed by Aipac is the New York congresswoman Elise Stefanik, a Trump loyalist whose home town newspaper criticised her for “despicable” advertising and “hateful rhetoric” that promoted the racist and antisemitic “great replacement theory”, claiming the US is being flooded with immigrants to outvote white people. The Times Union accused Stefanik of “fear-based political tactics”.

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2022/oct/18/pro-israel-lobby-group-aipac-midterms-election-deniers-and-extremist-republicans



The US’s largest pro-Israel lobby group is backing dozens of racists, homophobes and election deniers running for Congress next month because they have pledged to defend Israel against stiffening criticism of its oppression of the Palestinians. The powerful American Israel Public Affairs Committee (Aipac) has justified endorsing Republicans with extremist views, including members of Congress with ties to white supremacist groups and representatives who attempted to block Joe Biden’s election victory, on the grounds that the singular issue of support for Israel trumps other considerations.

But Aipac’s support for rightwing politicians has privately embarrassed some Democrats also endorsed by the powerful group and drawn accusations from more moderate pro-Israel organisations that it is attempting to stifle legitimate criticism of hardline Israeli policies. Logan Bayroff, a spokesman for J Street, a group campaigning for Washington to take a stronger stand to end the occupation of Palestinian territories, accused Aipac of attempting to impose a narrow definition of what it is to be pro-Israel amid shifting views in Democratic ranks.

“Their actions have made clear that they view pro-Israel, pro-peace progressive Democrats as threats – and Trumpist Republicans as allies. That worldview could not be more out of touch with the vast majority of American Jews,” he said. “Aipac may hope to silence and intimidate political leaders who believe that settlement expansion, endless conflict and permanent occupation are harmful to Israel, the Palestinian people and US interests. Ultimately, however, these common-sense views are too popular, widespread and important to be suppressed, and will continue to gain strength within American politics and among the American Jewish community.”

Aipac’s backing of extreme rightwing Republicans follows its $27m advertising campaign during the Democratic primaries to defeat candidates who spoke up for Palestinian rights, mostly with attacks over issues that had nothing to do with Israel. The campaign is part of push by more hawkish pro-Israel groups to shore up support in Congress in the face of rising advocacy for the Palestinian cause within the Democratic party and erosion of approval for Israeli actions among American Jews, particularly younger people.

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Updated list:

https://jstreet.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/AIPAC-Endorsee-List-042022.pdf

AIPAC endorsees that voted against certifying the 2020 presidential election results

Robert Aderholt (AL-04)
Jerry Carl (AL-01)
Barry Moore (AL-02)
Gary Palmer (AL-06)
Mike Rogers (AL-03)
Andy Biggs (AZ-05)

Debbie Lesko (AZ-08)
David Schweikert (AZ-01)
Rick Crawford (AK-01)
Ken Calvert (CA-41)
Mike Garcia (CA-27)
Darrell Issa (CA-48)
Doug LaMalfa (CA-01)
Kevin McCarthy (CA-20)
Jay Obernolte (CA-23)
Doug Lamborn (CO-05)
Kat Cammack (FL-03)
Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25)
Byron Donalds (FL-19)
Neal Dunn (FL-02)
Scott Franklin (FL-15)
Carlos Gimenez (FL-26)
Brian Mast (FL-18)
Bill Posey (FL-08)
John Rutherford (FL-04)
Greg Steube (FL-17)
Daniel Webster (FL-11)
Rick Allen (GA-12)
Buddy Carter (GA-01)
Ross Fulcher (ID-01)
Mike Bost (IL-12)
Jim Baird (IN-04)
Jim Banks (IN-03)
Greg Pence (IN-06)

Ron Estes (KS-04)
Jake LaTurner (KS-02)
Tracey Mann (KS-01)
Hal Rogers (KY-05)
John Kennedy (LA-Sen)

Garret Graves (LA-06)
Clay Higgins (LA-03)
Mike Johnson (LA-04)
Steve Scalise (LA-01)

Andy Harris (MD-01)
Jack Bergman (MI-01)
Lisa McClain (MI-09)
Tim Walberg (MI-05)
Michelle Fischbach (MN-07)
Michael Guest (MS-03)
Trent Kelly (MS-01)
Steven Palazzo (MS-04)
Sam Graves (MO-06)
Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03)
Jason Smith (MO-08)
Matt Rosendale (MT-02)
Adrian Smith (NE-03)
Jeff Van Drew (NJ-02)
Yvette Herrell (NM-02)
Chris Jacobs (NY-24)
Nicole Malliotakis (NY-11)
Elise Stefanik (NY-21)
Dan Bishop (NC-08)
Virginia Foxx (NC-05)
Richard Hudson (NC-09)
Greg Murphy (NC-03)
David Rouzer (NC-07)
Steve Chabot (OH-01)
Bill Johnson (OH-06)
Jim Jordan (OH-04)
Stephanie Bice (OK-05)
Tom Cole (OK-04)
Kevin Hern (OK-01)
Mike Kelly (PA-16)
Dan Meuser (PA-09)
Scott Perry (PA-10)
Guy Reschenthaler (PA-14)
Lloyd Smucker (PA-11)
G.T. Thompson (PA-15)
Jeff Duncan (SC-03)
Ralph Norman (SC-05)
Tom Rice (SC-07)
William Timmons (SC-04)
Joe Wilson (SC-02)
Tim Burchett (TN-02)

Scott DesJarlais (TN-04)
Chuck Fleischmann (TN-03)
Mark Green (TN-07)
Diana Harshbarger (TN-01)
David Kustoff (TN-08)
John Rose (TN-06)
Jodey Arrington (TX-19)
Brian Babin (TX-36)
Michael Burgess (TX-26)
John Carter (TX-31)
Michael Cloud (TX-27)
Lance Gooden (TX-05)
Ronny Jackson (TX-13)
Troy Nehls (TX-22)

August Pfluger (TX-11)
Pete Sessions (TX-17)
Beth Van Duyne (TX-24)
Randy Weber (TX-14)
Roger Williams (TX-25)
Chris Stewart (UT-02)
Ben Cline (VA-06)
Morgan Griffith (VA-09)
Rob Wittman (VA-01)
Scott Fitzgerald (WI-05)
Carol Miller (WV-01)
Yeah, NY State has very high taxes... Think. Again. Apr 4 #1
In the state crime overall its down but Rochester crime is still pretty BlueKota Apr 4 #5
Where is WNY? Jersey Devil Apr 4 #2
Monroe County(Rochester), Ontario County, Yates County etc. BlueKota Apr 4 #3
lol, thanks Jersey Devil Apr 4 #9
LOL BlueKota Apr 4 #11
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Anything north of the Bronx is upstate Danmel Apr 5 #55
Those are central Retrograde Apr 4 #13
Not surprised the people around here are confused. 🤣🤣🤣 BlueKota Apr 4 #16
As a native New York City man, I can tell you that anything outside of the 5 boroughs, Long Island, and Westchester ... Earth-shine Apr 4 #19
I talked with one of my millennial kids yesterday. yardwork Apr 4 #4
I hope he is right too. BlueKota Apr 4 #6
I think he's wrong. All Mixed Up Apr 4 #7
If it's all your friend group talks about, I question their level of political awareness. yardwork Apr 4 #8
Question their political awareness all you want. It doesn't make it less true. All Mixed Up Apr 4 #10
I disagree with several things you state as fact. yardwork Apr 4 #14
Has Biden put any conditions on money & arms? All Mixed Up Apr 4 #17
"Biden" can't put conditions on (most) money and arms. That's a patently untrue myth of the Left. sir pball Apr 5 #31
So, wait, now Biden is lying? All Mixed Up Apr 5 #33
Your little article there says itself he's not actually done anything yet. sir pball Apr 5 #35
So he's making empty threats? All Mixed Up Apr 5 #36
Not empty at all, just not as toothed as you believe. sir pball Apr 5 #40
So empty. You said it. He can't set conditions. All Mixed Up Apr 5 #48
You need to address the issue if you want to rebut it, kid. sir pball Apr 5 #56
Keep movin those goalposts. All Mixed Up Apr 5 #57
One topic voters are boring, depressing, and infuriating, no matter what side they're on DFW Apr 5 #28
Wish I could Rec this a thousand times. yardwork Apr 5 #43
Sounds like they are "complicit" in electing racist, homophobic, anti-women Republicans then. emulatorloo Apr 5 #39
Of course. Many don't care. All Mixed Up Apr 5 #49
As I said, it is their right to put Trump in the White House. Bibi will appreciate it. emulatorloo Apr 5 #53
I think so too. All Mixed Up Apr 5 #54
I work with people in your age group and they don't talk about it. Kaleva Apr 5 #45
You may consider not wasting your time with them Kaleva Apr 5 #46
I enjoy my friends. All Mixed Up Apr 5 #47
They give you happiness! Kaleva Apr 5 #50
I was talking to my husband today about just how much impact the Israel-Hamas war will have shrike3 Apr 4 #21
That's the question. yardwork Apr 5 #26
I can't imagine anyone not finding this horrific. shrike3 Apr 5 #42
Even if it was possible for Biden to pull all aid - which it's not, Congress controls that - it would be horrific. yardwork Apr 5 #44
I think the issue, in regards to its usage as an American political prop, Torchlight Apr 4 #12
I hope so. It's been clear since Oct 7 that outside actors are pushing this to divide Democrats. yardwork Apr 4 #15
Not just Netanyahu's cabinet, internal to the USA is AIPAC. PufPuf23 Apr 4 #20
... lapucelle Apr 5 #22
AIPAC gave more money to Democratic members but gave money to more individual GOP representatives PufPuf23 Apr 5 #51
Yes, I know you posted information about numbers. Percent-based data puts numbers in perspective lapucelle Apr 5 #52
Interesting how AIPAC was conflated with Russia, China, and Netanyahu's right wing cabinet. lapucelle Apr 5 #23
In 2022 AIPAC endorsed 109 Rethug traitors who refused to certify Biden, almost of whom still push the Big Lie Celerity Apr 6 #60
I've already scrolled through the giant picture. Not impressed, but thanks for sharing. lapucelle Apr 6 #61
Neville Roy Singham and Jodie Evans are funding the pro-Hamas outrage via the Goldman Sachs "Foundation". lapucelle Apr 5 #24
Jodie Evans's Code Pink is behind the protests at Speaker Emerita Pelosi's home. lapucelle Apr 5 #25
You brought the receipts! yardwork Apr 5 #27
I have more. Third party booster Democracy Now! is connected via Amy Goodman. lapucelle Apr 5 #29
So, their version of the "future of the left" is to reelect Trump? yardwork Apr 5 #34
The triple H axis of resistance? Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Apr 5 #37
The Houthis just sentenced 9 men to death by crucifixion and stoning for "sodomy", lapucelle Apr 5 #38
Thanks for posting this. emulatorloo Apr 5 #41
Most WNYers in my world MorbidButterflyTat Apr 4 #18
And claudette Apr 5 #32
Anti EV propaganda is working I see... JCMach1 Apr 5 #58
Unfortunately yes BlueKota Apr 6 #59
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