Kirk goes to Israel, comes back with new policy approach
Look, everybody! Over there! A Republican who isn’t spending all his time trying to take control of women’s reproductive rights or dismantle the First Amendment!
You don’t have to agree with what he is proposing, but at least he is working on actual issues.
Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL) spent last week on what he calls “an intense fact-finding mission to Israel, the Palestinian Authority and Jordan,” where he met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad, Jordan’s King Abdullah II, and many others. In a soon-to-be-released report, obtained in advance by The Cable, he proposes a path forward for increased U.S.-Israeli defense cooperation and lays out his views on how Congress should deal with the thorniest issues of the U.S. approach to the Middle East.