Leader of U.S. House progressives apologizes for Israel comments

By: - July 18, 2023 5:00 am
Pramila Jayapal | Getty Images

Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., is under fire from both political parties for saying at a progressive activist conference that Israel is a “racist state.” (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.