Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) accused President Biden Monday of showing “weakness” toward Israel’s enemies hours after tweeting “heartbreaking” images of damage from a deadly rocket attack.
“The longer Joe Biden shows weakness to Hamas or Hezbollah or Iran, the more you’re going to see terrorist attacks escalating,” Cruz told the Associated Press after spending Monday touring Israel’s Iron Dome defense system and and viewing damage in the port city of Ashkelon, just eight miles from the border with the Gaza Strip.
“Appeasing terrorists doesn’t produce peace,” added Cruz, whose remarks broke with the once-customary practice of refraining from discussing domestic politics while overseas, particularly about the sitting president.
Earlier, Cruz tweeted out a series of pictures showing the destroyed home of an elderly Ashkelon resident.
One of the photos shared by Sen. Ted Cruz of an Israeli home bombed by Hamas.Twitter/@tedcruz
“Heartbreaking. Countless times, I’ve seen a Mezuzah hanging on a door frame,” Cruz captioned the first image he