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  U.S. President Joe Biden hosts debt limit talks with U.S. House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, U.S., May 22, 2023

Biden, McCarthy have tentative US debt ceiling deal

US President Joe Biden speaks with members of his "Investing in America Cabinet" in the Roosevelt Room at the White House in Washington, US, May 5, 2023.

Biden, McCarthy appear near two-year deal on US debt ceiling as default looms

 US PRESIDENT Joe Biden delivers remarks during a meeting with business and labor leaders at the White House, last week. The result of the midterm election considerably enhanced Biden’s credibility, says the writer

Biden administration unveils strategy to counter antisemitism

 Governor Ron DeSantis speaks at the Jerusalem Post and Museum of Tolerance Jerusalem Celebrating the Faces of Israel conference.

What US Jews should know about presidential candidate Ron DeSantis

 US Attorney General Merrick Garland announces US Justice Department anti-trust lawsuit against Google in Washington, January 24, 2023.

Trump lawyers ask to meet Attorney General Garland

 Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is seen speaking at the National Religious Broadcasting conference in Orlando, on May 22, 2023.

DeSantis touts tight Israel ties to woo Evangelical voters at Christian conference

 US Senator Tim Scott (R-SC), the only Black Republican senator, announces his candidacy for the 2024 Republican presidential race in North Charleston, South Carolina, US May 22, 2023.

Republican Senator Tim Scott announces candidacy for US presidency

TikTok app logo is seen in this illustration taken, August 22, 2022.

Montana governor signs bill banning TikTok in state

 U.S. President Joe Biden hosts the 2023 Teacher of the Year event at the White House in Washington, US, April 24, 2023.

Biden White House hosts celebration of Jewish American Heritage Month

Supporters of the America First ideology and US President Donald Trump cheer on Nick Fuentes, a leader of the America First movement and a white nationalist, as he makes his way through the crowd for a speech during the "Stop the Steal" and "Million MAGA March" protests, November 14, 2020.

US congressman's staffer found to be follower of white supremacist Nick Fuentes

 US HOUSE Speaker Kevin McCarthy bangs the gavel for the first time, last Saturday. Will he invite Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address Congress?

Biden, House Republicans seek debt-ceiling deal as US default looms

 New York Governor Kathy Hochul at the Jerusalem Post Conference in New York, September 12, 2022

NY gov. announces $25 million in funding for hate crimes prevention

 US REPRESENTATIVE-Elect George Santos appears in an undated still image from a political campaign video.

US Congressman George Santos agrees to settle lawsuit in Brazil

 Jack Douglas Teixeira, a U.S. Air Force National Guard airman accused of leaking highly classified military intelligence records online, makes his initial appearance before a federal judge in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S. April 14, 2023 in a courtroom sketch.

US senators look to overhaul security clearances after damaging documents leak

 Newly elected Rep. George Santos (R-NY), who is facing a scandal over his resume and claims he made on the campaign trail, makes a gesture with his left hand as he casts his vote for House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy from the House Chamber during a 10th round of voting for the new Speaker.

US Rep. Santos charged with fraud, money laundering -statement

Palestinian-American congresswoman Rashida Tlaib attends a pro-Palestinian protest in Dearborn, Michigan, US, May 16, 2021.

Rashida Tlaib's ‘Nakba Day’ event in US Capitol canceled after 'Post' report

 US PRESIDENT Joe Biden speaks at the White House, in April 2023.

Biden's approval rating at 40%, Americans concerned about immigration

REP. RASHIDA TLAIB (D-Michigan) speaks at a climate rally in Iowa in January.

Rashida Tlaib hosting ‘Nakba Day’ event in US Capitol

 US Rep. Betty McCollum

US lawmaker touts terror-linked orgs' support to condition Israel aid

 AHLAM TAMIMI, sentenced to 16 life terms for involvement in the suicide bombing attack on the Sbarro pizzeria in Jerusalem in 2001, hugs her father who came to greet her at Amman airport in 2011 following her release from prison in Israel.

US envoy nominee: I’ll do everything to extradite Ahlam Tamimi

 US House of Representatives Speaker Kevin McCarthy (center) is seen alongside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Knesset Speaker Amir Ohana in Jerusalem, Israel, on May 1, 2023.

Republicans, Democrats accuse each other of dissing Israel

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