House Dem Leaves Progressive Caucus In Break Over Israel

House Dem Leaves Progressive Caucus In Break Over Israel

A House Democrat has parted ways with the Congressional Progressive Caucus amid a growing rift on Capitol Hill over Israel‘s war on Hamas.

The Intercept broke the story on Monday that Rep. Lois Frankel (D-FL) left because of differing opinions on the Gaza Strip siege.

In a follow-up report on Tuesday, Axios said Frankel’s office confirmed her departure, and the news outlet cited a source who pinned the decision to leave on how some members of the leftist caucus were responding to the Israel situation.

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The Internet Archive’s Wayback Machine shows Frankel was removed from the caucus’s online membership page sometime over the past several weeks.

Frankel, who is Jewish, voiced “unwavering support” for Israel after Hamas carried out terrorist attacks on Israeli soil that killed more than 1,000

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