The war of words between the White House and Senator Ted Cruz has escalated. Following the Biden administration’s response to Israel’s airstrikes in Gaza, Cruz accused the White House of lying about the situation. The dispute between Biden’s White House and the conservative Texas Senator began after the administration condemned the violence in the Middle East. In response, Cruz took to Twitter and posted a lengthy statement accusing the Biden administration of failing to condemn Hamas and its attacks on Israel. Cruz also claimed that Biden had lied about Israel’s defensive actions in Gaza. The White House instantly denied Cruz’s accusation, with White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki calling the tweet “desperate and false.” She mentioned how the President Biden had publicly and clearly condemned Hamas for its actions while also speaking to the important links between Israel and the U.S. Unbowed, Cruz hit back and suggested the White House was “dividing the Americans who stand with Israel” by attacking him over his tweet. Cruz also highlighted the apparent hypocrisy of the White House’s silence on the issue of Palestinian violence. The war of words has now taken a different turn as both the Senator and White House have launched counter-campaigns to prove their points. The White House released a statement of Biden’s foreign policy and efforts to ensure that the safety and security of Israelis and Palestinians was a priority. Cruz, on the other hand, took the time to tweet videos of funding that he believes the White House is using to support the Palestinian Authority. The Biden administration’s stance has been clear: It is committed to a two-state solution, an end to violence and a peaceful resolution of the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians. As the White House continues to call out Cruz, the Texas Senator is adamant in his stance that Biden is not living up to his campaign promise to stand with the strong American alliance with Israel. Biden and Cruz may be at loggerheads in terms of their views on this issue, but their mutual respect and commitment to the well-being of both Israelis and Palestinians should be respected. The future of the region and its people lies heavily in the conflict resolution and the ability of both sides to find a solution that reconciles their differences. In a region that has seen so much violence in recent times, a constructive dialogue is essential in order to ensure peace and stability for all involved.