Liberals are crying their eyes out right now.
Just a short time after the loss of three American soldiers at the hands of Iranian proxies, Representative Claudia Tenney, a Republican from New York, has put forth the nomination of former President Donald Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize. This move is rooted in Trump’s involvement in the “historic” Abraham Accords treaty, a significant factor in his nomination, according to Tenney.
Tenney expressed her views on Trump’s contribution to Middle East peace, citing his role in facilitating the first set of new peace agreements in the region in almost three decades. She argued that Trump debunked the long-standing belief held by bureaucrats, foreign policy experts, and international organizations that achieving additional Middle East peace agreements was contingent upon resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. In her statement to Fox News Digital, Tenney emphasized the need to recognize Trump’s unprecedented efforts in creating the Abraham Accords, which aimed at normalizing diplomatic and economic relations between Israel and four Arab nations.
Despite the acknowledged historical peace accords between Israel and Egypt in 1978 and the Oslo Accords in 1994, Tenney noted the absence of recognition for Trump’s role in brokering the agreement between Israel and its Arab neighbors. She underscored the significance of Trump’s leadership and efforts in achieving global peace, especially in contrast to what she perceives as weak international leadership from President Joe Biden.
This isn’t the first time Trump has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. In 2020, he received nominations from various individuals, including Christian Tybring-Gjedde from the Norwegian Parliament and Laura Huhtasaari, an MEP from the Swedish Finns Party. These nominations were based on Trump’s efforts to end prolonged conflicts, encourage dialogue, and negotiate peace, with specific mention of his role in economic relations between Serbia and Kosovo.
As the Nobel Peace Prize announcement looms in October, Trump’s nomination by Tenney adds another chapter to the ongoing debate about his impact on global peace and diplomacy.