Would his dual citizenship in Israel disqualify him from being the leader of the United States?
Dual Citizens in the Congress? (Senators(13) and Congressmen/Representatives(27)
Bernard Sanders (Independent-VT)
Genuine independent, self-proclaimed socialist, and one-man filibuster, Sanders has been in the Senate since 2006, following 16 years in the House. Top 5 Contributors: eScription Inc, Baron and Budd, Plumbers/Pipefitters Union, Intl Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Communications Workers of America. Top 5 Industries/Interest Groups: retirees, Democrats/liberals, lawyers/law firms, building trade unions, transportation unions. Committee Assignments: Budget, Energy and Natural Resources; Environment and Public Works; Health, Education, Labor and Pensions; Veterans’ affairs
21% of Congress Holds Dual Citizenship
Sanders is the darling of the American-Israeli Public Affairs Committee and the right-wing Likud government of Israel. He has done everything within his power to keep the myth of Islamic terrorism alive. He never questions the U.S. government’s unconditional support of Israeli acts of genocide and ethnic cleansing against the Palestinians. It is as though these are nonevents.
Recently, Bernie championed in Congress the dumping
of Vermont’s nuclear waste near Sierra Blanca, Texas, a low income
border community with a mostly Latino population that is overwhelmingly seem not to bother him.
Environmental racism and classism
On a related issue, Bernie was recently asked by the local
press why he was the only member of Vermont’ s three member
Congressional delegation who had no person of color on his staff.
Bernie responded that “we’re hiring the most qualified people