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Squad Democrats push Israel aid package amendment in failed cease-fire effort: 'Death warrant on Palestinians'

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Squad members tried to deny crucial military aid to Israel while accusing the Jewish state of committing genocide against Palestinians.
U.S. Reps. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., and Cori Bush, D-Mo., offered an amendment to a bill in an unsuccessful attempt to prevent aid from going to Israel unless Hamas releases its hostages and a cease-fire was put in place, measures the terror group has repeatedly rejected. 
The House Rules Committee refused to consider the measure and House lawmakers on Saturday showed overwhelming bipartisan support for a $26 billion foreign aid bill providing funding for Israel and humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip.
The failed amendment called for a lasting cease-fire between Israel and Hamas, the release of hostages held by the terror group and “arbitrarily detained Palestinians” held by Israel as well as diplomacy to secure self-determination for both Palestinians and Israelis.
However, Hamas has rejected multiple offers of a cease-fire that call for the release of hostages its terrorist fighters have held captive since Oct.

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