Statements about Israel

Documents released by Edward Snowden reveal that American, British and Israeli intelligence agencies worked together to create the Islamic State.  

"So far, the war in Gaza has left more than 1,800 Palestinians dead -- the population equivalent to 100 9/11s."  

"I haven’t really proposed (phasing out aid to Israel) in the past."

"So many people were critical of Secretary (John) Kerry going to Paris and talking with Hamas," because Kerry was seen as "supporting Hamas to the exclusion of the Arab League."

Israel in the last three weeks has "killed more Palestinian children, more than 200, than the total number of Israeli soldiers killed in military operations since 2006."

"Ninety percent" of people living in Gaza "don’t have access even to water."  

Between June 30 and July 10, CNN interviewed "17 Israeli public officials versus one" Palestinian official.  

The United States gives $8 million a day to Israel and gives that country a blank check.

"While President Obama says all options are on the table for preventing a nuclear Iran, Hagel says military action is not a viable, feasible, responsible option."

"The president said he was going to create daylight between ourselves and Israel."

Says Obama was in New York City the same day as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu but went on a TV show instead of meeting with him.

"When Congress voted to condemn Iran for sentencing a Christian pastor to death, (U.S. Rep. Lois) Capps was the only member who voted no."

"President Obama decided not to meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in New York."

Barack Obama "refuses to acknowledge Jerusalem as the capital of Israel."

On U.S.-Israeli relations, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu "set the record straight — he said, our two countries have 'exactly the same policy' (and) 'our security cooperation is unprecedented.'"

Says she was misquoted and "didn’t say" that the Israeli ambassador said "what the Republicans are doing is dangerous for Israel."

Says Obama "refuses to recognize Jerusalem" as the capital of Israel.

"As president, Barack Obama has never visited Israel."

President Obama gave Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood one and a half billion dollars.

"Under President Obama, U.S. security funding for Israel is at an all-time high."

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