This is not a surprise. These leading Democrat Senators have presidential aspirations, and they know they will not be able to win the Democrat Party’s nomination for President should they support legislation against the bigoted and racist BDS movement.
How sad that the vast majority of U.S Jews support (with votes and money) the anti-Semitic Democrat party. Worse, U.S Jews continue to fight, slander, and vilify the pro-Jewish and pro-Israel President Trump. Incredible.
“2020 Democratic hopefuls keep distance from Israel anti-boycott bill,” by Michael Wilner, Jerusalem Post, November 18, 2018
WASHINGTON – A bipartisan bill combating the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement making its way through Congress has earned the support of a majority of senators, save for a handful that share one thing in common: plans to run for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination.
No senator who has expressed an interest in running for president this cycle – Senators Kamala Harris of California, Cory Booker of New Jersey, Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, Bernie Sanders of Vermont and Kirsten Gillibrand of New York – has joined 57 of their colleagues to cosponsor the Israel Anti-Boycott Act.
The bill would shield Israel and Israeli businesses by criminally penalizing US persons seeking to participate in international boycotts of the state, and marks the most significant federal effort to legislate against the BDS movement to date. It follows on a model adopted by several US states, including New York, Texas, California and Florida, to prohibit discrimination on the basis of national origin….
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