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Rep. Ilhan Omar, a Democrat from Minnesota, a Muslim and a newcomer to Congress, already is causing controversy, with a series of anti-Semitic comments, her defense of al-Qaida, her explosions at reporters and her alignment with an extreme left faction in the Democratic Party.

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She’s already the target of a petition demanding her resignation.

Now, the Department of Homeland Security is being urged to investigate her and begin deportation or other removal proceedings.

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The petition was submitted to DHS by former Justice Department prosecutor Larry Klayman, who this week added a demand that the House of Representatives “investigate, consider and take remedial action” on the issue.

The latest controversy was explained by Siraj Hashmi in a commentary in the Washington Examiner.

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Hashmi said the Democrats face “a political crisis” with a handful of new lawmakers having drawn “the ire from both sides about their position on the U.S.’s relationship with Israel.”

Omar, along with fellow Muslim Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., were criticized for “remarks about Israel that were rooted in anti-Semitism.”

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Before entering Congress, Omar tweeted, “Israel has hypnotized the world, may Allah awaken the people and help them see the evil doings of Israel.”

Tlaib and Omar have accused Jewish Americans of dual loyalties. Omar complained in a tweet last month that a Jewish organization that supports Israel influences U.S. elections. “It’s all about the Benjamins baby,” she wrote, even though the organization she targeted doesn’t donate to political campaigns.

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Facing backlash, the House Democrats proposed a simple resolution condemning anti-Semitism, but it was delayed due to deep divisions within the party. It later was adopted, without any significant reference to Omar’s behavior.

Klayman, who founded Judicial Watch and now runs FreedomWatch, said Omar’s “repeated anti-Semitic proclamations are not ‘slips of the tongue.'”

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