TEL AVIV—Israel on Thursday barred U.S. congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar from entering the country following pressure from President Trump, who said allowing them entry “would show great weakness.”
The freshman Democrats were supposed to arrive this weekend and had planned visits to Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Hebron and Ramallah, generating controversy because of their criticism of Israeli policy toward Palestinians. [The Wall Street Journal]
Good. Why should Israel let people into their country who want to see that country destroyed– and who enter the country for cynical p.r. purposes?
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