Senator Scott Meets with Israeli Ambassador Herzog in Light of Hamas Terror Attacks

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.), Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs and member of Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, met with Israeli Ambassador to the United States Michael Herzog at the Embassy of Israel in Washington, D.C. following Hamas terror attacks against innocent Israeli civilians.

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“My heart goes out to the State of Israel and the entire Jewish community in light of these barbaric attacks on innocent civilians, including so many women and children,” said Senator Tim Scott. “These terror attacks are pure evil, and there must be a swift, decisive response. The United States stands shoulder to shoulder with Israel as she defends herself and her people.

“It is not only our responsibility but our solemn duty to ensure Israel has the support it needs to eradicate this terrorist threat,” Senator Scott continued. “Today’s meeting was a critical step in ensuring there is no daylight between the United States and its great ally, Israel, in carrying out this mission.”