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Andrew Yang comes out in support of Israel, faces immediate backlash from the left

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As Palestinian terrorist launched hundreds of rockets at Israel on Monday, New York City mayoral candidate Andrew Yang (D) tweeted his support for Israel and is now facing the wrath of the left.

Grayzone News host Aaron Maté alluded that the former presidential candidate had no conscience when he wrote the tweet.

Chelsea Manning didn’t like what Yang had to say either, simply commenting: “Yikes.”

David Klion, writer for The Nation, accused Yang of not having Jewish friends. Because, according to him, “not all of us feel this way.”

Diane Morales, one of Yang’s 21 opposing candidates for New York City mayor, shared her opinion without mention of Yang’s tweet. She implied Yang is a lesser candidate because “our world needs leaders who recognize humanity and the dignity in all lives.”

However, Yang did rally support from the right following the tweet. Donald Trump Jr. called out the Democrats for being “pro terror.”

Senior Advisor to former President Trump Stephen Miller even sided with Yang, who was once hoping to run against Trump.

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) gave Yang a pat on the back. “Bravo to Yang,” Cruz tweeted.

The View host Meghan McCain tweeted out her support for the mayoral candidate by using the “#YangGang” used for Yang’s supporters.

You can follow Jenny Goldsberry on Twitter @jennyjournalism

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New York City Dems Push Law to Allow 800,000 Non-Citizens to Vote in Municipal Elections

The New York City Council will vote on December 9 on a law to allow green-card holders and residents with work permits to vote in municipal elections

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New York’s Democratic party is battling over the constitutionality of voter laws. On December 9, the New York City Council will vote on a law to allow green-card holders and residents with work permits to vote in municipal elections.

“Around 808,000 New York City residents who have work permits or are lawful permanent residents would be eligible to vote under the legislation, which has the support of 34 of 51 council members, a veto-proof majority” reports Fox News.

“It’s important for the Democratic Party to look at New York City and see that when voting rights are being attacked, we are expanding voter participation,” Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez, a sponsor of the bill and Democrat who represents the Washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan, told the New York Times. Rodriguez immigrated from the Dominican Republic and became a U.S. citizen in 2000.

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Laura Wood, Chief Democracy Officer for the mayor’s office, said at a hearing on the bill in September that the law could violate the New York State Constitution, which states that voters must be U.S. citizens age 18 or older.

Mayor Bill de Blasio indicated he could veto the bill following the September hearing.
“We’ve done everything that we could possibly get our hands on to help immigrant New Yorkers—including undocumented folks—but…I don’t believe it is legal,” de Blasio told WNYC radio at the time.

Mayor-elect Eric Adams, however, submitted testimony to the September hearing in favor of the bill. “In a democracy, nothing is more fundamental than the right to vote and to say who represents you and your community in elected office…Currently, almost one million New Yorkers are denied this foundational right.”

The legislation was first introduced two years ago, but had not yet gained traction due to the legal concerns.

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