TEL AVIV, Israel (NEWSnet/AP) — Elise Stefanik, a U.S. House Republican leader, delivered a speech before Israel's parliament on Sunday, criticizing President Joe Biden's approach to the war in Gaza.

Stefanik, the fourth highest-ranked Republican in the House of Representatives, is the latest of several U.S. politicians to visit Israel since Hamas' Oct. 7 attack.

Speaking at a session dedicated to combatting antisemitism, Stefanik vowed to help with “crushing antisemitism at home and providing Israel what it needs when it needs it, without conditions.”

She was referring to Biden's decision to delay the delivery of 3,500 bombs and his refusal to provide offensive weapons for an Israel invasion of Rafah.

The administration fears such an operation would plunge Gaza into a humanitarian catastrophe.

“There is no excuse for an American president to block aid to Israel that was duly passed by the Congress, and there was no excuse to ease sanctions on Iran,” Stefanik said.

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