Sanders says Americans 'should tone down the rhetoric' on Israel-Palestine and 'bring people together'

Published May 23 2021 at 4:33 PM GMT
  • Sen Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) on Sunday said "we should tone down the rhetoric.
  • when asked about an uptick in attacks against Jewish people in the United States in the last week that at least appears to be correlated to the fighting that broke out between Israel and Hamas overseas.
  • CBS News' John Dickerson tried to gauge Sanders' view on the notion that some Democratic lawmakers may have inadvertently contributed to the "vitriol" against American Jews with their harsh critiques of the Israeli government.
  • Dickerson specifically noted that some members of Congress, likely referring to Sanders' allies Reps.
  • Y) and Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.), have recently referred to Israel as an "apartheid state.



  • Published May 23, 2021 4:33 PM GMT