GOP Lawmakers Introduce Legislation Urging State Department to Designate the Muslim Brotherhood as a Foreign Terrorist Organization
November 15, 2021

The proposed legislation introduced in the Senate by Ted Cruz (R-TX) and in the House by Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL) requires the State Department to report to Congress on whether the Muslim Brotherhood meets the legal criteria to be deemed a terror group. A designation is necessary to fight terrorism by enabling the US to take action that could restrain funding for the group’s activities. This bill will hopefully serve as a reality check for those Members of Congress who have condemned Israel’s decision to label six Palestinian NGOs as terrorist organizations.

Read more at JNS and the Senate bill from Sen. Cruz.

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