By Ramsey Cox
S. Res. 65 states that the U.S. has an “unbreakable commitment” to ensuring the security of Israel and that the U.S. supports Israel’s right to self-defense. The resolution also urges that if Israel is forced to act militarily in self-defense of its people, territory or existence that the U.S. will provide “diplomatic, military and economic support.”
Sens. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.), Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.), John Cornyn (R-Texas), Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), Mark Begich (D-Alaska), Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.), Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), Ben Cardin (D-Md.), Bob Casey (D-Pa.), Susan Collins (R-Maine), Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), Kirstin Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), John Hoeven (R-N.D.), Mark Kirk (R-Ill.), Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.), Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), Rob Portman (R-Ohio) and Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) are cosponsoring the bipartisan resolution.