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Dr. Bucshon: U.S. Will Not Waiver in its Support of Israel

January 6, 2017
Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Larry Bucshon, M.D. voted on Thursday to rebuke a recent anti-Israel resolution passed by the United Nations Security Council just days before Christmas.  

“The UN’s action is an attempt to delegitimize Israel and threatens stability in the region,” said Bucshon. “Unfortunately, the Obama Administration turned its back on America’s strongest ally by abstaining from a vote – a veto by President Obama would have stopped the resolution in its tracks. A peaceful solution can only be achieved through direct, bilateral negotiations, not by directives from the UN. With our vote last night, Congress reaffirms that the United States will not waiver in its support of Israel.”

H. Res. 11 expresses Congressional disproval of United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334. 

Immediately after the UN approved the resolution, Bucshon tweeted

“After today's anti-Israel actions at the U.N., as well as other actions not in the interests of the U.S., we need to debate our U.N. funding.”

Congressman Larry Bucshon, M.D. is a physician and Republican member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee serving his fourth term representing Indiana's 8th Congressional district. The 8th District of Indiana includes all or parts of Clay, Crawford, Daviess, Dubois, Gibson, Greene, Knox, Martin, Owen, Parke, Perry, Pike, Posey, Spencer, Sullivan, Vanderburgh, Vermillion, Vigo, and Warrick counties.