DNC Chair Responds to Eric Cantor's Politically Charged Criticism of President Obama on Israel

DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz released the following statement on the recent false attacks on President Obama's commitment to Israel leveled by House Majority Leader Eric Cantor:

“The only candidate in this race playing politics with America's bipartisan support for Israel is Mitt Romney. He recently pledged to 'do the opposite' of President Obama on Israel. If we take him at his word, that means a Romney Administration would slash security assistance funding, abandon Israel at the UN, de-fund the Iron Dome system protecting Israelis from terrorist rockets, and dismantle the hardest hitting sanctions Iran has ever faced. The American and Israeli people deserve to hear real ideas from Mitt Romney, not just cheap political rhetoric that's completely devoid of facts. The bottom line is that President Obama has been a steadfast supporter of the Jewish State—and numerous Israeli leaders have spoken out publicly to agree.”