Democrats blow up at Biden for halting weapons shipments to Israel

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President Biden is nether a barrage of attacks from Republicans and adjacent Democrats implicit his vow to contradict weapons shipments to Israel if it invades Rafah successful Gaza.  

"I fishy it's pandering to the acold left," Rep. Ritchie Tores, D-N.Y., told Axios. "It looks similar predetermination twelvemonth authorities was driving it. That's my impression." 

With the anti and pro-Israel wings of the Democratic Party already astatine likelihood implicit monolithic student protests against the Israel-Hamas war, Biden continues to oversee a divided enactment successful beforehand of the statesmanlike election. 

BIDEN VOWS TO WITHHOLD WEAPONS FROM ISRAEL IF NETANYAHU GOES FORWARD WITH RAFAH INVASION

Ritchie Torres, Joe Biden and John Fetterman divided  image

President Biden is nether onslaught from Republicans and adjacent Democrats implicit his actions to contradict weapons shipments to Israel. (Getty Images)

Sen. John Fetterman, D-Pa., an outspoken advocator for Israel's close to support itself from Hamas, told Axios that helium opposed Biden's intermission connected weapons shipments. 

"I strenuously disagree," Fetterman said. "We person to basal with our cardinal state passim each of this."

Rep. Lois Frankel, D-Fla., told the outlet that Israel is "surrounded by danger, they request the tools to support themselves."

Other Democrats, including Rep. Becca Balint and Sen. Tim Kaine, signaled enactment for Biden's decision. 

"I deliberation it's what we've heard from... each the wings of the caucus, that with Netanyahu continuing [to] endanger an penetration of Rafah, we consciousness similar a connection needs to beryllium sent," said Rep. Becca Balint, D-Vt.

Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., besides backed Biden's decision. 

"Weapons that are apt to pb to much civilian casualties are thing it's clip to pause," helium said. 

BIDEN ADMINISTRATION CONFIRMS PAUSED SHIPMENT OF BOMBS TO ISRAEL OVER OPPOSITION TO OPERATION IN RAFAH

Joe Biden and Mitt Romney

"We basal by allies, we don’t 2nd conjecture them," Sen. Mitt Romney wrote. "Biden’s dithering connected Israel weapons is atrocious argumentation and a unspeakable connection to Israel, our allies, and the world." (Getty Images)

Republicans were mostly much unified successful their absorption to Biden's committedness to halt weapons shipments to Israel. 

"Hamas Joe," Fox News contributor Ben Domenech wrote. 

"We basal by allies, we don’t 2nd conjecture them," Sen. Mitt Romney wrote. "Biden’s dithering connected Israel weapons is atrocious argumentation and a unspeakable connection to Israel, our allies, and the world."

"Hamas inactive has 5 American hostages and Joe Biden conscionable said if Israel attacks again he’s not giving them weapons to use," OutKick laminitis Clay Travis wrote. "Tell maine however this isn’t treason. Biden is disquieted astir losing Arab enactment successful Michigan truthful he’s turning his backmost connected Israel. This is each politics. Shameful."

President Biden vowed successful an interrogation Wednesday nighttime with CNN's Erin Burnett that the U.S. authorities would withhold weapons from Israel if it goes guardant with its penetration of Rafah, Hamas' past stronghold successful Gaza. 

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Fox News' Joseph A. Wulfsohn contributed to this report. 

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