Rep. Phillips to Newsmax: Hamas Willing to Let ‘Every Palestinian’ Die

Hamas is so intent on destroying Israel that it’s willing to let “just about every Palestinian” resident die to achieve that end, Rep. Dean Phillips, D-Minn., told Newsmax on Tuesday.

“Israelis value life, and the sad truth is Hamas doesn’t,” Phillips said on “The Record With Greta Van Susteren.” “They’re willing to sacrifice just about every Palestinian life in Gaza to meet their ends, which is to destroy the state of Israel.”

Phillips’ comments regarding the seven-month war between Israel and the terrorist group in the Gaza Strip since Hamas launched an attack on the Jewish state puts him at odds with many of his Democratic colleagues. It puts him in stark contrast with Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., who represents an adjoining congressional district on the western side of Minneapolis and its suburbs.

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