The United States Senate and the House of Representatives have each passed resolutions supporting Israel. On Thursday, January 8, 2009 the Senate unanimously passed S. Res. 10, recognizing Israel’s right to defend itself and calling for a cease-fire in the Gaza Strip that would guarantee an end to Hamas rocket attacks.
On Friday, January 9, 2009 the House overwhelmingly adopted H. Res. 34 expressing solidarity with Israel and condemning Hamas for its role in the conflict in Gaza and southern Israel. Click here to see the role call in the House.