Thursday, January 5, 2017

House votes to rebuke UN on Israeli settlement resolution | TheHill

House votes to rebuke UN on Israeli settlement resolution | TheHill: The House passed a resolution on Thursday denouncing the Obama administration’s abstention from a critical United Nations Security Council vote condemning Israeli settlements.

Lawmakers of both parties supported the measure in a 342-80 vote, with four Democrats voting "present." A majority of Democrats, 109, voted for the resolution; 76 Democrats opposed it. All but four Republicans voted for the resolution.

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