After a major Gaza hospital bombing, President Biden lands in Israel. David Oliver of USA TODAY Wellness discusses how to conduct delicate Israel-Hamas war discussions. GOP holdouts cost House Judiciary Committee Chair Jim Jordan the first speaker vote.
Today, Biden comes in Israel, plus how to handle touchy discussions on the Israel-Gaza war. We have Washington updates as House Republicans search for a speaker.
One Gaza hospital was attacked yesterday. Israel airstrikes killed 500, according to Hamas' Gaza health ministry. The Israeli military blamed hardline Hamas ally Islamic Jihad for firing a rocket. A hospital explosion was filmed, killing numerous children.
The American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem, which oversees Ahli Arab Hospital, reported hundreds of deaths and injuries last night. It says the Arab People's Hospital treats all Gazans regardless of faith or affiliation.
President Joe Biden visits Israel today. Travel was difficult before departing. Jordan canceled today's four-way discussion with Biden, King Abdullah II, El Sisi, and Abbas.
Biden will meet with Netanyahu and other Israeli leaders in Tel Aviv today as scheduled. Live updates are available at usatoday.com.
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