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The Malaysian Airline System Bhd. logo is displayed on the company's aircraft at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang, Malaysia, Jan. 31, 2013. Photo by Bloomberg

The FFA got slammed over the past few days from Republicans who claimed their decision to stop flights to Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion airport was politically motivated. Texas Senator Ted Cruz accused President Obama of using his administration, of which the FAA is apart, of perpetrating an 'economic boycott' against Israel. Cruz argued that Obama was using his regulatory authority to strong-arm Israeli foreign policy.

The clip contains scenes from President Obama explaining the FAA's decision and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg harshly criticizing CNN's Wolf Blitzer for even asking him the question of whether or not the FAA's decision might have been politically motivated. Click to the full site to watch the full video.