Kansas Rep. Sharice Davids Stands With Prez Biden On Israel War

Our blog community noticed this politico skating by without many questions . . .

Here's a worthwhile passage that seems to explain her position that basically belongs to mainstream Democratic Party leaders . . .

Kansas Rep. Sharice Davids, meanwhile, has largely avoided public pronouncements about the war. She issued a statement condemning the attack on Israel and has signed onto letters calling for humanitarian aid.

“I unequivocally condemn this violence,” Davids said after the Hamas attack. “I have always supported security assistance for Israel, our close ally in the Middle East. I remain committed to that support as Israel confronts this ongoing threat and will stand by efforts to protect Israelis and reaffirm Israel’s right to self-defense.”

But Kansas’ 3rd Congressional District is one of the top targets for Republicans in 2024 – despite Davids’ double digits victory in 2022. The National Republican Congressional Committee has been quick to criticize her votes against a Republican sponsored Israel defense package that would cut IRS funding and her vote against censuring Rep. Rashida Tlaib, a Michigan Democrat and the only Palestinian American member of Congress.

For the most part, Davids has mirrored the response of the Biden administration.

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .

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