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Sen. Gillibrand Calls on US to Provide Humanitarian Aide in Middle East


Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee and Senate Committee on Intelligence is calling on the Biden administration to contribute to the United Nations’ emergency appeal of $294 million to address the immediate humanitarian needs in the West Bank and Gaza. Senator Gillibrand is joined by 33 of her colleagues in this push, which was led by U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT).

In addition to Senators Gillibrand and Murphy, this letter was signed by U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Tim Kaine (D-VA), Cory Booker (D-NJ), Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Dick Durbin (D-IL), Raphael Warnock (D-GA), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), Tom Carper (D-DE), Martin Heinrich (D-NM), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Tina Smith (D-MN), Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Jeff Merkley (D-OR), Peter Welch (D-VT), Bob Casey (D-PA), Patty Murray (D-WA), Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), Brian Schatz (D-HI), Jon Ossoff (D-GA), Jacky Rosen (D-NV), Gary Peters (D-MI), Mark Kelly (D-AZ), Mark Warner (D-VA), John Hickenlooper (D-CO), Alex Padilla (D-CA), Jack Reed (D-RI), Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), Maggie Hassan (D-NH), Ed Markey (D-MA), and Chris Van Hollen (D-MD).

You can read the full letter below:

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