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“Visit your district, not Israel” 65.7 percent of Americans tell Congress
08-16-2019, 02:11 PM,
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“Visit your district, not Israel” 65.7 percent of Americans tell Congress
“Visit your district, not Israel” 65.7 percent of Americans tell Congress

<span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><i>IRmep Poll:</i> 41 House Democrats are now visiting Israel during the Congressional recess on a trip funded by a tax-exempt pro-Israel charity linked to the U.S. Israel lobby group AIPAC. Source: IRmep representative poll of 2,000 American adults through <a href="https://surveys.google.com/reporting/survey?survey=2gvvxeccwhmpa3dlqlgxgaqmh4">Google Surveys</a> on August 8-10.</span><br /><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><br /></span><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Most American adults of voting age believe representatives should visit their congressional districts rather than go to Israel according to a new poll. <a href="https://irmep.org/polls">IRmep Polls</a> surveyed 2,000 American adults about where they believed congressional reps should go during recess.</span><br /><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><br /></span><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Junkets to Israel funded by an entity housed within the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), a domestically registered lobby and a small number of other Israel lobby groups account for a third of all privately funded congressional trips with an international destination.</span><br /><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><br /></span><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Members of Congress participating in the trips are accompanied by AIPAC employees. According to a <a href="https://www.israellobby.org/AIEF/12132014_AIEF_BBr3.pdf">leaked briefing booklet</a> the trips are designed to present Israel as a militarily vulnerable and valuable ally deserving massive U.S. foreign aid. The program does not include any discussion of Israel’s nuclear weapons program, military occupation of Palestinian territories or meaningful visits with Palestinians representative of those displaced by Israel’s creation.</span><br /><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><br /></span><a href="http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/52099.htm"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Read the entire article</span></a>

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