‘The man broke my heart’: Biden’s Arab-American boosters begin to leave his side

Maysoon Zayid, a Palestinian American comedian, supported President Biden adamantly in the 2020 election; she starred in comedy events boosting him and Biden’s election team even touted her endorsement in a press release. But following the President’s reaction to the events unfolding in Israel and Gaza over the past few weeks, Zayid says she cannot vote for him in 2024. Zayid is not alone, with many Arab-Americans pushing the President to call for a ceasefire amidst the increasing death toll of Palestinian civilians, including over 2,000 children, this conflict could hurt Biden’s re-election campaign, especially in key swing states.

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