Schumer slams Netanyahu, calls for new leader

The senator — one of Israel's most avid supporters — criticized the country's handling of the Gaza war

Sen. Chuck Schumer
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer called for new elections in Israel
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What happened

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), America's top Jewish elected official, sharply criticized Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his handling of the Gaza war, and called for new elections in Israel. 

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