Rep. Omar: ‘My Intention Is Never to Offend My Constituents or Jewish Americans as a Whole’

CNS News | 2/11/2019 | Staff
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“Listening and learning, but standing strong,” Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) headlined an apology tweet Monday after House Speaker Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and other House Democrat leaders published a statement condemning “anti-Semitic comments” Omar made on Sunday.

“Anti-Semitism is real,” Rep. Omar said in her apology, adding that she stands by her opposition to lobbying efforts of groups like the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC):

Anti-Semitism - Allies - Colleagues - History - Tropes

“Anti-Semitism is real and I am grateful for Jewish allies and colleagues who are educating me on the painful history of anti-Semitic tropes. My intention is never to offend my constituents or Jewish Americans as a whole. We...
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