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Britt tells Iran, Hamas ‘we will take you down’ during Israel visit

A group of U.S. Senators on a visit to Israel saw firsthand the havoc being unleashed on sacred ground, now wartorn, by terrorist group Hamas. Officials held a press conference, warning Iran that the war will soon reach their front door if the regional attacks escalate. 

U.S. Senator Katie Britt is among the congressional delegation in the Middle East. She delivered a vicious warning to “evil” forces responsible for the “disgusting” events unfolding in Gaza. 

“When we walked in the room today and talked to the families of these hostages, I listened as a mom, I listened as a wife, as a daughter, as a sister. Thinking what these families are going through, thinking what each individual hostage is going through is absolutely unbearable,” Britt said.

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“When we watched the videos and heard the stories today, the things that happened were unthinkable. The loss of life – kids having to watch their parents be murdered. Parents having to watch their children be burned to death, women having to be raped, kids decapitated. It’s disgusting, it’s despicable and it is pure evil.” 

The delegation of Senators visited Israel on an official trip to meet with allies, regional partners, and advocate to all for stability in the present as long-term, sustainable peace is achieved urgently. Five Republican Senators made the trip along with five Democratic Senators to project the message that supporting Israel is not a partisan task. 

“We set foot here united as Americans, standing shoulder to shoulder with Israel,” Britt said. Senators sat down with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

(U.S. Senator Katie Britt)

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Lighting up her previous comments about the situation of good vs. evil facing world leaders, Sen. Britt promised aggressors that the United States isn’t intimidated by them. 

“But I do not believe that good can coexist with evil. And when evil rears its head, we must look it in the eyes, and we must take it down – and Hamas is pure evil. Israel has every right to defend herself – and not only the right – they have the obligation, the obligation to their children and their children’s children. They have an obligation to the innocent,” Britt said. “They have an obligation to the peace-loving people of this world. And that is ultimately what we want. We want Hamas to be destroyed and we want peace to be restored. President Reagan said that ‘evil cannot exist if the good are unafraid.’

“Iran, Hamas – we stand here today to tell you that we are unafraid. We stand shoulder to shoulder with Israel. We will take you down.”

Grayson Everett is the state and political editor for Yellowhammer News. You can follow him on Twitter @Grayson270

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