Our ally Israel is under attack from Hamas—a terrorist organization that is hugely popular among the Palestinian people. And, the reality is that that if a democratic election were held by a hypothetical Palestinian state today, Hamas would likely win. A two-state solution that ends with Hamas gaining international legitimacy would be a disaster for Israel and for the world.
That’s why I offered an amendment this week to make sure that the United States opposes any two state solution that includes Hamas. The United States must not empower radical Islamic terrorists!
Watch the hearing from yesterday here: