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Senate Democrats Press President Biden to Do More on Gaza ‘Medical Crisis’

A group of Senate Democrats is calling on President Biden to take more action to address the humanitarian issues in the Gaza Strip, arguing the U.S. has the resources to provide more aid and prevent “further suffering” of civilians.

In a letter dated Wednesday, Democratic Sens. Elizabeth Warren (Mass.), Jeff Merkley (Ore.), Chris Van Hollen (Md.), Dick Durbin (Ill.) and Peter Welch (Vt.) asked Biden to “drastically increase” the supply of medicine and medical equipment going into Gaza to “address the medical crisis” there.

“The crisis on the ground has only worsened after Israeli raids on hospitals, and continued fighting has created fuel shortages that put hospitals out of commission,” the letter stated. “Doctors now worry that their only options are ‘displacement, detention or death.’”

Read the source article at The Hill

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