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Netanyahu risks alienating Democrats in US Congress

TEL AVIV • There used to be one issue on which both Democrats and Republicans in the US showed concord - support for Israel.

Earlier this month, a delegation of Republican congressmen arrived in Israel for a week-long tour just as a group of 41 of their Democratic counterparts were about to finish their own week-long sojourn in the country.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 19, 2019, with the headline 'Netanyahu risks alienating Democrats in US Congress'. Print Edition | Subscribe