House Dems urge leadership to condemn anti-Semitism after Omar tweet

House Dems urge leadership to condemn anti-Semitism after Omar tweet

A pair of House Democrats is calling on leadership to condemn anti-Semitism and denounce controversial remarks made by Rep. Ilhan Omar. Reps. Josh Gottheimer and Elaine Luria, both Jewish, are collecting signatures for a letter expressing deep concern over ’recent rhetoric from certain members’. Omar tweeted Sunday that Republican support for Israel is fueled by donations from pro-Israel groups.

Cory Pritchard
Cory Pritchard 1 year

Calling out a humanitarian crisis doesn't make the congresswoman anti-semetic. This story comes after the senate approves an anti-first amendment bill encouraging governors to not sign contracts with supporters of the BDS movement.

infamousAgent 1 year

I find it interesting that so many people are calling out pro Israel lobby groups but not calling out pro Arab lobby groups: (,, and personally, I don't like lobby groups, period but a legal lobby group is a legal lobby group. But it is fascinating that only one group is vilified for having a lobby.

Wig Idacious
Wig Idacious 1 year

What she said about AIPAC is true, which is why they have to silence her rather than debating her claims. In this video a Jewish lawyer shows how the 7,000 Jewish affinity groups in America direct politics.

Mr. A
Mr. A 1 year

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