Congressman Cleaver Doubts 'Ceasefire' Amid Israel War

Our perspective . . .

The "ceasefire" imagined by American progressive activists is nothing more than a culture war gambit given NEITHER SIDE seems interested or serious about stopping attacks against one another.

Here's the word .  ..

Speaking with KCUR’s Up to Date, Cleaver said that the "Ceasefire Now" resolution still depends on Israel and Hamas to independently agree to halt military actions.

Cleaver said that he’s not confident the legislation, which is co-sponsored by fellow Missouri Democratic Rep. Cori Bush, will lead to any concrete results.

You can’t vote a ceasefire into existence…  you can’t just sign your name on a thing and say, ‘I’m in favor of a ceasefire,’ and it happens," Cleaver says.

Read more via link . . .

Rep. Emanuel Cleaver says he won't sign resolution calling for ceasefire in Gaza

Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, who represents Missouri's 5th congressional district that includes Kansas City, says he isn't confident that the "Ceasefire Now" resolution - sponsored by Rep. Cori Bush - will lead to any concrete results in the Israel-Hamas conflict.