Sanders: Israel ‘Overreacted’ to Thousands of Palestinians Marching on Border Sanders: Israel ‘Overreacted’ to Thousands of Palestinians Marching on Border – NTK Network

Sanders: Israel ‘Overreacted’ to Thousands of Palestinians Marching on Border

The socialist senator told CNN's Jake Tapper that he did not accept Israel's explanation.

By NTK Staff | 04.01.2018 @9:32am

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) said on CNN’s “State of the Union” on Sunday that Israel “overreacted” to tens of thousands of Palestinians marching on its borders last week, after 15 to 20 Palestinians died in the clashes.

Host Jake Tapper explained that the Israeli government claimed that Hamas fighters were among the demonstrators, attacking Israeli checkpoints.

Sanders rejected that version of events, calling it a “nonviolent protest.”

“My assessment is that Israel overreacted on that,” he added.

The Vermont senator tweeted about the issue on Saturday:

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