Biden sets out new Israeli proposal to end war in Gaza

by | May 31, 2024 | Top Stories

Joe Biden
picked an interesting time to announce his administration’s latest push for an
end to the Gaza war.His White
House appearance, which was added to the president’s schedule on short notice
to reporters, comes the day after Donald Trump’s historic felony conviction and
just a few hours after Trump spoke to reporters for 40 minutes in New York
City.Biden’s
remarks could be seen as a way for the president to elbow his way back into the
news – and to do so in a way that contrasts with Trump, by presenting himself as a
statesman trying to bring peace (on an issue that has cost him support among
his political base, as well).Biden led
off with his first public comments about Trump’s conviction, however, including
broad condemnations of the “reckless” and “irresponsible” way the president –
and, by extension other Republicans – have condemned the felony verdict as
rigged.By
talking about the verdict at the top, Biden may have sought to further boost
interest in his Gaza War remarks. But it also risked burying them.While war
and peace in the Middle East may be a more important story, Trump’s conviction
dominates the headlines in America right now. And unless Biden’s peace plan
actually takes hold, only his comments on his presidential rival will leave a
mark. …

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picked an interesting time to announce his administration’s latest push for an
end to the Gaza war.His White
House appearance, which was added to the president’s schedule on short notice
to reporters, comes the day after Donald Trump’s historic felony conviction and
just a few hours after Trump spoke to reporters for 40 minutes in New York
City.Biden’s
remarks could be seen as a way for the president to elbow his way back into the
news – and to do so in a way that contrasts with Trump, by presenting himself as a
statesman trying to bring peace (on an issue that has cost him support among
his political base, as well).Biden led
off with his first public comments about Trump’s conviction, however, including
broad condemnations of the “reckless” and “irresponsible” way the president –
and, by extension other Republicans – have condemned the felony verdict as
rigged.By
talking about the verdict at the top, Biden may have sought to further boost
interest in his Gaza War remarks. But it also risked burying them.While war
and peace in the Middle East may be a more important story, Trump’s conviction
dominates the headlines in America right now. And unless Biden’s peace plan
actually takes hold, only his comments on his presidential rival will leave a
mark. …nnDiscussion:nn” ai_name=”RocketNews AI: ” start_sentence=”Can I tell you more about this article?” text_input_placeholder=”Type ‘Yes'”]
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