Marchers Rally for Palestine During Presidential Visit in Dearborn

Protesters gathered in Dearborn as the president visited a Ford electric vehicle plant on Tuesday, May 18, challenging Biden’s support of Israel amid conflict in Gaza.

President Biden visited the Ford Motor Co Rouge Electric Vehicle Center on Tuesday morning, following days of pro-Palestinian protests in the Detroit suburb. The president met with Ford executives and spoke to employees, the Detroit News reported.

Footage taken by Brendan Gutenschwager shows protesters marching on Michigan Avenue on Tuesday afternoon, some waving the flag of Palestine.

The White House shared transcripts of a call between the president and Benjamin Netanyahu in which Biden reiterated his "firm support for Israel’s right to defend itself against indiscriminate rocket attacks.” Credit: Brendan Gutenschwager via Storyful