Rep. Ilhan Omar slammed yet again for ‘anti-Semitic’ tweets – New York Post - http://earlyretireonline.com | how to earn money fastFebruary 11, 2019 7:06 am
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When Batya Ungar-Sargon, the opinion editor of The Forward newspaper, said, “Would love to know who @IlhanMN thinks is paying American politicians to be pro-Israel,” the Minnesota Democrat replied, “AIPAC” — the American Israel Public Affairs Committee.
A fellow Democrat, Max Rose (Staten Island/Brooklyn), fumed on Twitter, “When someone uses hateful and offensive tropes against people of any faith, I will not be silent. Congresswoman Omar’s statements are deeply hurtful to Jews, including myself.”
The Republican Jewish Coalition demanded that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) take action, wondering if Democrats would “care to comment on the outrageous anti-Semitism being spewed by one of your fêted members?”
Omar, a Somali-born Muslim, made her “Benjamins” comment in response to a tweet by journalist Glenn Greenwald criticizing House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) for threatening to take action against Omar and another Muslim representative, Michigan’s Rashida Tlaib, over their allegedly anti-Semitic remarks.