Rep. Omar apologizes after House Democratic leadership condemns her comments as ‘anti-Semitic tropes’

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) apologized Feb. 11 for what many saw as anti-Semitic comments. While Rep. Mike Conaway (R-Tex.) said Omar’s comments were “deplorable,” Rep. Max Rose (D-N.Y.) accused Republicans of not holding their own party accountable for similar missteps. (Joyce Koh, Rhonda Colvin, Luis Velarde/The Washington Post)
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the entire Democratic leadership on Monday condemned Rep. Ilhan Omar for suggesting that Israel’s allies in American politics were motivated by money rather than principle, an extraordinary rebuke of a House freshman in the vanguard of the party’s left flank.
The Minnesota congresswoman’s Sunday evening tweet —…

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