‘I Stand with Israel’: Kamala Harris in Her Own Words (FULL SPEECH)

US Senator Kamala Harris at the 2017 AIPAC conference. (Photo: Video Grab)

By Palestine Chronicle Staff

Democratic US presidential candidate Joe Biden selected former rival Kamala Harris on Tuesday as his running mate for the November 3 election. Harris is the first woman of color to be nominated for the position by a major political party.

While Harris is recognized for her progressive stances on various issues, her record on the Israeli military occupation and Israeli apartheid in Palestine is quite bleak. 

In March 2017, she spoke at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) Policy Conference, 

“Let me be clear about what I believe. I stand with Israel because of our shared values, which are so fundamental to the founding of both our nations.” 

In 2018, she spoke at the AIPAC conference once more, but this time in an off-the-record speech. Then she boosted, 

“As a child, I never sold Girl Scout cookies, I went around with a (Jewish National Fund) JNFUSA box collecting funds to plant trees in Israel.” 

Although Harris skipped the AIPAC gathering in 2019, she rectified that decision shortly after by hosting AIPAC leaders in her office, where they discussed, in her own words, “the right of Israel to defend itself.” 

Below is Harris’ full speech before AIPAC on March 28, 2017, where she proudly announced that,

“(The) first resolution I co-sponsored as a United States senator was to combat anti-Israel bias at the United Nations and reaffirm that the United States seeks a just, secure and sustainable two-state solution.”

(The Palestine Chronicle)

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3 Comments

  1. I wholeheartedly agree with you, Doug. The Kamala definitely needs to listen to her own speech as she watches Palestinians suffer before her very eyes under the hands of the very Israel she so gleefully endorses.
    The Palestinians are the indigenous people of that area, not the Israelis .. The Israelis are descendants of Khazars who were driven to Central and Eastern Europe around 1030 AD.

  2. While the deep state shills try desperately to obfuscate the very simple question about Kamala Harris’ lawful ability to serve as VP none of their pronouncements can make her a compliant with our Constitution’s “natural born Citizen” clause ~ Art. 2, § 1, Cl. 5. The term was defined, when our Constitution was written, in § 212 of The Law of Nations, the seminal work of Emmerich de Vattel. That primary legal source defined saying that in order to be a “natural born citizen,” as opposed to a “native born citizen” or a “naturalized citizen,” both of one’s parents must be, at the moment of the person’s birth, citizens of the country where the birth occurs. This was confirmed in our Supreme Co

  3. she is opportunist like any other politician.
    support for Israel will almost guarantee success.
    but she is even worse.being of Indian decent she will support Modi who is killing Muslims in Kashmir and rest of India

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