Why AIPAC is Trying to Get GOP to Weaken its Pro-Israel Platform

The Washington Free Beacon” revealed last week, that the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) tried to get the Republicans to weaken the pro-Israel language in the Republican Party’s platform in 2012 so the Republican Party would not seem to be more pro-Israel than the Democrats. AIPAC is looking to do it to the GOP again in 2016.

On Monday a platform subcommittee created even stronger language than 2012 but two sources, Alan Clemmons introduced the language to the platform committee and a second source who was working closely with the delegates who voted today (and who asked to remain anonymous) has heard rumblings that AIPAC is working on a full court press to roll back the pro-Israel language before the full platform committee votes on Tuesday.

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Jeff Dunetz

Jeff Dunetz

Jeff is a Journalist, Blogger and one of the rare Jewish conservatives in a sea of north east liberal Jews (Thanksgiving dinner is a real pip). Jeff was honored with the 2014 Not For Profit Blogger of the Year award by the National Blogger's Club, is editor/publisher of The Lid (Lidblog.com), contributing reporter at MRCTV.org and Political Columnist for the newspaper, The Jewish Star.

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