US Congressman suggests bombing Gaza ‘like Nagasaki and Hiroshima’, sparks controversy

Apr1,2024



New Delhi: Republican Congressman Tim Walberg has created controversy with his recent comments in which he suggested that Gaza should be bombed. nuclear weapon 'Like Nagasaki and Hiroshima, Walberg, who has represented Michigan's 5th congressional district through 2023, faced criticism for her comments made during a gathering with constituents in Dundee, Michigan.
In the recorded clip, Walberg expressed her belief that the US should prioritize support for Israel rather than providing humanitarian aid in Gaza, where conflict continues. He stressed the need for a quick resolution in favor of Israel, which he described as an important step. Associate.
“It should be like Nagasaki and Hiroshima,” Wahlberg said in a viral video, “let's end it quickly.”
Walberg also advocated for similar support to Ukraine, which is currently at war with Russian forces through 2022. However, he stressed that the objective should be to rapidly topple Vladimir Putin's regime rather than allocating the majority of US aid to humanitarian assistance as the conflict continues.
Despite facing criticism for her comments, Wahlberg defended her position, saying that her comments were misunderstood and taken out of context. He clarified that his intention was to emphasize the need for both Israel and Ukraine to achieve rapid victories in their respective conflicts, although he denied advocating the use of nuclear weapons.
“In a short clip, I used a metaphor to convey to both Israel and Ukraine the need to win their wars as quickly as possible,” Wahlberg said on the clip. He added, “The removal of context as well as the use of this metaphor distorted my message, but I fully stand behind these beliefs and stand with my colleagues.”
The congressman's controversial comments have reignited debate over the appropriate response to ongoing conflicts and whether military action is prioritized over humanitarian assistance.



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