Skip to comments.Hank Johnson took free trip to West Bank before he likened Jewish settlers to ‘termites’
Posted on 08/10/2016 7:44:26 AM PDT by Prov1322
Two months before U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson found himself in hot water for comparing Jewish settlers in the disputed West Bank to termites, the Lithonia Democrat and his wife embarked on a six-day trip to the territory funded by a pro-Palestinian group.
MIFTA, an organization that advocates for an independent and democratic Palestinian state, and the nonprofit American Global Institute picked up the more than $13,000 tab for the five-term congressman and his wife, DeKalb County Commissioner Mereda Davis Johnson, to travel to Ramallah and Jerusalem in late May along with a handful of other House Democrats.
As we wrote in this mornings paper, the trip was allowed under House rules. It was billed as an opportunity to meet with Palestinian officials and business and community leaders to learn more about the regional economy, politics and culture.
But the timing is tough for Johnson, who recently embarked on a listening tour with leaders of the Atlanta Jewish community in a bid to build trust with a key constituency that helped get him elected in his DeKalb-centered district.
Because the congressman has a broad range of policy ideas and proposals that he has crafted into legislation and introduced, he believes travel and the exchange of ideas are an important part of the job, a spokesman said more generally about Johnsons traveling.
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Didn’t we used to imprison Jew-haters?
So much crap comes out of Johnson I am surprised he’s still brown.
Hitler would be proud of him.
He should move to Guam and sink when it does....just saying.
Oh an Hank, the Word is quite clear...Bless the people of Israel and you will be blessed. Curse them and you will be cursed. Adios Hank hope you enjoy your eternity...it’s not going to be what you think but obviously since you can’t fix stupid it’s the path you have chosen.
Too bad the Palestinians didn't bounce a scud off his head! Johnson is the winner of the Mosely-Braun award for the lowest IQ in the House.
Isn’t he the ‘island turn over’ guy? Not too bright.
Why do so many blacks hate the Jews?
Because every black once had a stingy Jewish landlord who raised their rent every month.
Because every black got ripped off by a Jewish loan shark.
Because...because...any other reason for blacks to hate Jews?
Yep, that’s Hank.
You are correct! Extra credit if you can name the person he replaced in Congress! Never mind, I'll save you the trouble...Cynthia McKinney. That is one STUPID district.
Hank Johnson is a throbbing imbecile.
Well, when he arrives in Hell, at least he won’t have to worry about it tipping over.
God to Abraham in Genesis 12:3 - “And I will bless those who bless you, and the one who curses you I will curse, and all the families of the earth shall be blessed in you.”
Here’s a clue, Hank: Cursing Abraham’s descendants by calling them termites is not exactly a blessing. In fact, it is the flip side of that particular island (not Guam, I’m speaking metaphorically - look up the word if you don’t know what it means, Hank).
You are correct! Extra credit if you can name the person he replaced in Congress! Never mind, I’ll save you the trouble...Cynthia McKinney. That is one STUPID district.
These lavish vacations labeled as “fact-finding” or “learning” tours are one of the most prevalent forms of bribery and corruption in government.
Cut Hank a break. He is hands down one of the stupidest members of Congress. He probably got confused with Canaanite.
I’ll see your Hank Johnson and raise you Sheila Jackson-Lee.
What are the odds that he is a mu-slum convert?
Of course not...he's a Buddhist...seriously.
By golly, he looks much more like a termite than Netaneyu
Even scarier. The people that vote for him.
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