Republicans Slam New White House Press Secretary as 'anti-Israel' Over Support for AIPAC Boycott

Incoming Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre penned a 2019 op-ed saying that the pro-Israel group 'has often been the antithesis of what it means to be progressive'

Ben Samuels
Washington
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Ben Samuels
Washington

WASHINGTON – Republican and pro-Israel figures have sharply criticized incoming White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre, describing her as “anti-Israel” over her previous criticisms of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee.

Jean-Pierre, who will become the first Black woman and LGBTQ person to hold the post when she replaces Jen Psaki at the end of the week, has spent her career in Democratic politics, working for various campaigns and organizations.

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