Former Democratic presidential and current New York City mayoral candidate Andrew Yang is taking heat amongst activists in his own party for supporting Israel amid the worst violence in the region since 2019.

“I’m standing with the people of Israel who are coming under bombardment attacks and condemn the Hamas terrorists,” Yang said in a Twitter post Tuesday. “The people of NYC will always stand with our brothers and sisters in Israel who face down terrorism and persevere.”

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His tweet regarding a barrage of bombs and rocket exchanges between Israel and Palestinians in the Gaza Strip that have killed dozens in the last two days, according to published reports, were met with harsh criticisms by activists on the left.

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