A veterans group calling for a ceasefire in the Israel-Hamas war is blasting Sen. John Fetterman for waving an Israeli flag at its protesters on Capitol Hill. The Pennsylvania Democrat, who has strongly backed Israel since the Oct. 7 massacre by Hamas, was seen on video walking by the About Face demonstrators as they were being arrested, according to The Hill. In a tweet, the group called Fetterman a “jackass,” and said, “We need leaders who listen to veterans demanding a #CeaseFireNow.”
Jackass @JohnFetterman saw veterans getting arrested and laughed.
We asked to see @SenGillibrand. We were put in cuffs.
We need leaders who listen to veterans demanding a #CeaseFireNow pic.twitter.com/M7tHJ9RUS5
— About Face: Veterans Against the War (@VetsAboutFace) November 10, 2023