The two lawmakers' visit comes after US President Donald Trump targeted them in recent tweets, saying they - and two other freshmen liberal congresswomen, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of NY and Ayanna Pressley of MA - hated America and Israel and should "go back" to the "crime-infested places from which they came". "I'm looking forward to this measure being brought to a vote on the House floor, to emphasize the broad support for a two-state solution and for combating bias and anti-Semitism".
The bill is "in response to a widespread campaign being waged by the Israeli government and its US supporters to silence Americans who choose to engage in BDS", the lawmakers acknowledged in a statement.
Netanyahu has made no secret of what he thinks about the lawmakers' anti-Israel musings, however.
Although the resolution does not explicitly name Israel or BDS, she told Al-Monitor, "We are introducing a resolution ... to really speak about the American values that support and believe in our ability to exercise our first amendment rights in regard to boycotting".
"And it is an opportunity for us to explain why it is we support a nonviolent movement, which is the BDS movement", she added.
In other words, this is a symbolic political stunt in response to a symbolic political stunt.
The BDS movement aims to deprive Israel of economic investment and impose sanctions in order to fight "Israel's oppression of Palestinians", according to the Palestinian BDS National Committee. Israel counters that the movement masks its motivation to delegitimize or destroy the Jewish state.
There are laws against BDS, which deny state jobs and resources to taxpaying citizens for their decisions on whom to do business with, in 27 states.
But Blue Dog Democrats, the moderate or conservative members of the House majority - some of whom who have rebranded themselves as the "Problem Solvers" caucus - sound virtually indistinguishable from the GOP on the issue.
Rep. Brad Sherman, California Democrat and one of the more senior Jewish lawmakers in the chamber, told The Washington Times the resolution was "dead on arrival".
"I stand against a two-state solution", said Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla., pointing to Hamas' victory in the 2006 Palestinian elections. "The comments here today are a tiny part of that delegitimizing effort".
It also would jettison a loophole that allows employers to pay those with disabilities less than the minimum wage. McConnell ruled out the possibility in an interview on Fox Business Network's 'Mornings with Maria'.
Additionally, personal pronouns -"he" or "she"-will be changed to the neutral gender like "the attorney" or "the merchant". But the Berkeley list goes further, changing words in a way that would make a Gender Studies professor proud.
Stone is charged in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, accused of lying to lawmakers and witness tampering. Numerous posts, Rogow said, amount to nothing more than Stone reposting someone else's statement.
Confirmation was being sought from Australia's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the Chinese embassy in Canberra. The allegation is more sweeping, Mo said, than a specific charge such as espionage.
Dutch foreign minister Stef Blok said that "it is still not too late, but Iran really has to stick to its obligations". But EU foreign ministers first and foremost want to get Iran to respect the terms of the deal again.
People in Athens felt the natural disaster as it hit, causing some to run into the streets, per the Associated Press . News channels ran photos sent in by viewers, showing parked cars in central Athens damaged by fallen masonry.
However, he added that Dennis was "a special guy, all the champions are. he's a guy who wants to have everything 100%". The Australian, 29, had been one of the favourites for victory in Friday's 27.2km individual time trial in Pau.
Ms Ardern addressed her response to the Christchurch mosque shootings in March, where 51 people were killed. Scott Morrison and Jacinda Ardern will discuss deportations and online security when they meet on Friday.
Trump selects Justice Scalia’s son as labor secretary
Scalia will require confirmation by the Senate, which is already dealing with a number of Trump administration vacancies. After graduating the University of Chicago Law School, Scalia served as a special assistant to William P.
Microsoft beats estimates on growth of cloud services
An IBM spokesman confirmed that the deal is worth billions of dollars over several years but did not provide a precise figure. The biggest factor in the Microsoft's performance was its commercial cloud services business, which grew 39% in the quarter.
Mexican Drug Lord ‘El Chapo’ Sentenced to Life in US Prison
The defense argued he was framed by other traffickers who became government witnesses so they could get breaks in their own cases. He was extradited to the United States in 2017 and has been in solitary confinement in a Manhattan jail under intense security.
Muslim scholars condemn attack on Turkish diplomats
Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, called the incident and "atrocious attack against our consulate employees in Erbil". The prime minister has said he is looking at strengthening the Kurdish regional government's relationship with Turkey.
Chapter Two Features The Bloodiest Scene In Movie History
In the second trailer for " It: Chapter Two ", the Losers Club, now adults, return to face the evil force that is Pennywise. Twenty-seven years after the Losers Club defeated Pennywise, he has returned to terrorize the town of Derry once more.
Women are entitled to breastfeed in public under law
However, one mother shared in the comments that she has previously had a positive experience of breastfeeding on the same airline. The incident proved a sore spot for many Facebook users, with more than a thousand weighing in on the airline's behaviour.
Pacquiao’s publicist denies Amir Khan fight deal
Mayor Evelio Leonardia, who has been invited by the senator to join the Team Pacquiao anew, said he believes Pacquiao is still going to win, but considering Thurman's unbeaten record, it will not be an easy fight.
International Cricket Council suspends Zimbabwe
They are 12th in the one-day global rankings and did not take part in the just-concluded World Cup in England and Wales. Zimbabwe are due to take part in a T20 World Cup qualifier in October.