BREAKING: Obama Admin IMPLODES After John Kerry’s Anti-Israel Speech- Check Out What HIGH LEVEL Dems Are Doing…

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Secretary of State John Kerry’s speech repudiating Israel was so bad, even leftist lemmings are turning against him.

Defending the Obama administration’s decision to abstain on a U.N. Security Council resolution calling Israeli settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem a violation of international law, Kerry on Wednesday rebuked what he called Israel’s “settler agenda.”

“Friends need to tell each other the hard truths, and friendships require mutual respect,” Kerry said. “Israel can either be Jewish or democratic – it cannot be both – and it won’t ever really be at peace.”

Chastising the United States’ closest ally in the Middle East, he called the current Israeli government under Netanyahu’s leadership the “most right-wing” in Israel’s history and claimed its agenda is “driven by the most extreme elements.

President-elect Donald Trump immediately blasted Kerry for his criticism of Israel, tweeting, ““We cannot continue to let Israel be treated with such total disdain and disrespect.”

Top Democrats also lashed out at Kerry for disparaging the Jewish state, sounding almost as critical of the betrayal of Israel by Obama and Kerry as were Republicans.

Hours after Secretary of State John F. Kerry delivered a controversial speech critical of Israeli settlements in the West Bank, Incoming Senate minority leader New York Senator Chuck Schumer rebuked Kerry, claiming the secretary of state made matters worse by “emboldening” Israelis and Palestinians.

“While Secretary Kerry mentioned Gaza in his speech, he seems to have forgotten the history of the settlements in Gaza, where the Israeli government forced settlers to withdraw from all settlements and the Palestinians responded by sending rockets into Israel,” Schumer said in a statement. “This is something that people of all political stripes in Israel vividly remember.”

“While he may not have intended it,” he said, “I fear Secretary Kerry, in his speech and action at the [United Nations], has emboldened extremists on both sides.”

Rep. Eliot Engel, D-NY., the ranking member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, accused Kerry of bullying Israel, arguing that Obama’s legacy will be being tougher on allies than on enemies.

“The two state solution is the only way to get peace but what Secretary Kerry did was just beat up on Israel in a disproportionate way [and] sort of gloss over the terrorism that the Palestinians have used throughout these years,” Engel said on Fox and Friends Thursday.

Connecticut Senator Chris Murphy argued that Kerry’s speech might actually hurt the chances of peace in the region by automatically compelling Trump to side with Israel’s side.

“Maybe this is the natural extension of what has been a very dysfunctional relationship” between the administration and Netanyahu,” Murphy said. “In the end, this may have the opposite effect of what President Obama and John Kerry would hope, in that it would push Donald Trump closer and closer into Netanyahu’s hands.”

Senators Ron Wyden, D-Ore., Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., Ben Cardin D-Md., Chris Coons, D-Del., Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., Chris Murphy, D-Conn., House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer, D-Md., and Reps. Rep. Eliot Engel, D-NY. and Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla also rebuked Obama’s abstention and Kerry’s terrible speech.


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