“I don’t think that the timing is an accident,” the California Republican said in an interview. “It was an eventuality that two close allies eventually were going to come to a solution on closing this chapter.”
“He’s served a very long time,” Issa told Newsmax. “He deserved to serve a very long time.”
“He is a villain in America. He is a spy. I hope Israel understands that it’s not appropriate to make him a hero in Israel for having spied on the most important, closest and most consistent ally.”
“That’s a little bit of what has to be understood is that he was spying for one of our allies — and I would hope that the best way for Israel to apologize for having engaged a spy is not to treat him as a villain, of course, but not to treat him as some sort of special hero,” Issa said.
“The reality is it’s a sad chapter in American-Israeli relations when we uncovered him delivering to Israel things which we were very generous with, classified information with Israel, but we do have to draw the line — and he broke that.” Read more at NEWSMAX.