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House recognises Armenian ’genocide’; Ihlan Omar votes ’present’

House recognises Armenian ’genocide’; Ihlan Omar votes ’present’

The House voted overwhelmingly to recognize the century-old mass killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks as genocide. The move is a rebuke to Turkey in the wake of its invasion of northern Syria. Historians estimate that up to 1.5 million Armenians were killed around World War I. Rep. Ilhan Omar refused to back the resolution saying the genocide ’should not be used as cudgel in a political fight’.

Watheverable GRAMPS
Watheverable GRAMPS 1 year

The dumbass that defended AOC's "concentration camps" comment and described 9/11 as "some people did something" won't condemn a genocide, why am I not surprised?!

Jim Boi
Jim Boi 1 year

Now if we could just get The Young Turks to recognize it.

david dindu
david dindu 1 year

genocide? sounds like some people did something

Daniel McEwen
Daniel McEwen 1 year

More proof that she doesn't care about anything other than to push forward her agenda. She's not pro-American and doesn't care about genocide of people she doesn't like. How would she react if Muslim countries underwent genocide? Bet she'd change her tune.

porcus 1 year

Took the House long enough.

Asura Bomb
Asura Bomb 1 year

"Omar further justified her decision by claiming that the measure should have included a condemnation of the "transatlantic slave trade" and "Native American Genocide." Oh really, Ohmar? What about the Muslim Slave trade that occurred for over 14 centuries on my African people, chopped the men's peckers off from pelvis to taint, and made a rape harem out of our women? You gonna condemn that?

Avi Khait
Avi Khait 1 year

Wondering how is Erdogan involved in this.

Judi Em
Judi Em 1 year

'Present'. That was the tactic Obama used in IL to mask his real beliefs as he prepared to run for POTUS. Sorry. Omar, but you are way, way too late for that to work for you! 🤡 (do''t argue with me until you look it up) 🤡

Herbie Goes Bananas
Herbie Goes Bananas 1 year

I want to throw up for saying this, but I agree with her reason. Of course it was genocide and she should have voted yes anyway, but the only reason they're doing this now is for political purposes. The House Dems don't have an authentic bone in their bodies. They care about nothing but winning.

RedShipley 1 year

I sorta agree with Omar... recognizing the genocide, while good, is only being so for political reasons. The house should have been done years ago.

CoLpOeSnED 1 year

how is this in any way going to affect Turkey and its decisions?

Jeffery 1 year

§he's a brother-fucking pedophile worshipper. ₩hat else would you expect?

GUYIVKS 1 year

not just Armenian but also millions of Hellenic and Assyrian Christians as well tortured and murdered all in tbe name of islam and socialism. 1915 - 25 genocide by the religion of peace.

Dave 1 year

I agree we should not use past events as cudgels in political fights. So no more using: - American Slavery - European Colonialism - British Imperialism - Suffragettes - Segregation - Male historical domination of STEM and culture etc, etc, etc.

The Kosher Katfish
The Kosher Katfish 1 year

Translation: It's only a genocide when Muslims aren't responsible.

MTG Mana Funeral
MTG Mana Funeral 1 year

Everyone: turkey, where did all the Armenians go? Turkey: wow, that's so crazy, they all just disappeared

Property 1 year

No way, is she also a holocaust denier?

Ironborn Pyke
Ironborn Pyke 1 year

about time

Joseph McHugh
Joseph McHugh 1 year

*sarcasticly, "Oh my. Who could have possibly seen that coming?"

NACXL 1 year

She will cease to matter soon.. unfortunately not soon enough.

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