Sen. Lankford to Newsmax: Iran ‘Tried to Kill People,’ Israel Must Respond

Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla., affirmed the need for U.S. support for Israel on Monday amidst escalating tensions, emphasizing the need for Israel’s right to self-defense.

In response to a question posed by Newsmax on what advice he would give President Biden regarding Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu, Sen. Lankford stated, “Prime Minister Netanyahu, we are standing with you. As we have already shown, we’ll continue to be able to coordinate what needs to be done.”

He highlighted the ongoing threats Israel faces, including continuing attacks from Hezbollah, Hamas, and Shia militias.

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