Tagged: Presidential Politics

The Political Ties of the Trump Campaign Team in Israel News Roundup
Judy Maltz, Haaretz

The Political Ties of the Trump Campaign Team in Israel

Israeli political leaders have thus far made a point of keeping their two cents out of the big election drama playing out across the ocean, doggedly refusing to endorse either of the presidential candidates. But a background check on some of the key figures running the Donald Trump campaign in Israel...

on August 29, 2016
Hillary Clinton Visits SoCal for Jimmy Kimmel Taping, Fundraisers News Roundup
Elex Michaelson and Darsha Philips, Eyewitness News/ABC Los Angeles

Hillary Clinton Visits SoCal for Jimmy Kimmel Taping, Fundraisers

HOLLYWOOD, LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton kicked off a two-day visit to Southern California Monday. She taped an appearance on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" was expected to hold a series of fundraisers. Her appearance alongside Kimmel was her first since March. It was also her first late-night TV appearance...(Video)

on August 24, 2016
Protest Outside Hillary Clinton’s Hollywood Fundraiser News Roundup
Los Angeles Times

Protest Outside Hillary Clinton’s Hollywood Fundraiser

Protest outside Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's Hollywood fundraiser at the Beverly Hills estate of controversial billionaire Haim Saban (Video).

on August 24, 2016
Hillary Clinton is in LA News Roundup
Conan Nolan and Beth Slepp-Paz, NBC News Los Angeles

Hillary Clinton is in LA

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is in Southern California for two fundraisers. Conan Nolan reports for the NBC4 News on Monday, Aug. 22, 2016 (Video).

on August 23, 2016
Hillary Joins The Chorus Against BDS: On Israel, She Aligns Herself With the RIght News Roundup
David Palumbo-Liu, Salon

Hillary Joins The Chorus Against BDS: On Israel, She Aligns Herself With the RIght

It’s no surprise that Hillary Clinton has once again voiced her staunch support for Israel. What is worth noting, and remembering as the presidential race heats up, is that she has now come out in support of its most right-wing policies toward the Palestinians. Clinton stridently voices all the criticism of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement that we hear repeatedly from the Netanyahu government.

on July 8, 2015
White House addresses Gaza conflict News Roundup
The Reid Report, MSNBC

White House addresses Gaza conflict

NBC’s Ayman Mohyeldin, Yousef Munayyer and Chemi Shalev join Joy Reid to discuss the latest in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, including President Obama’s statements today on the growing death toll.

on July 21, 2014
Palestinian Culture: 64 Years Under Israeli Assault Fact Sheets
IMEU

Palestinian Culture: 64 Years Under Israeli Assault

In late July, while on a trip to Israel and occupied East Jerusalem, presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney sparked outrage amongst Palestinians by telling a group of supporters at a fundraiser that the glaring disparity between the strength of Israel's economy and that of the Palestinian territories is a result of differences in the respective cultures of Israelis and Palestinians. To put this controversy into context, the IMEU offers the following fact sheet detailing Israel's more than six-decade-old assault on Palestinian society and culture.

on August 2, 2012
Fact check: Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich blame Palestinians in January 26th debate Fact Sheets
IMEU

Fact check: Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich blame Palestinians in January 26th debate

The IMEU sets the record straight on the discriminatory claims of Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich during the Republican presidential debate in Florida last night.

on January 27, 2012
Fact check: Fox News and Rick Perry on Israel and Turkey Fact Sheets
IMEU

Fact check: Fox News and Rick Perry on Israel and Turkey

Texas Governor Rick Perry sparked controversy when he implied that Turkey "is being ruled by what many would perceive to be Islamic terrorists" during Monday night's Republican presidential candidates' debate in South Carolina. Perry's assertion, made in response to a misleading question, has no basis in fact.

on January 19, 2012
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