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Feb 11, 2019 12:49 AM 2+ mon ago

Rep. Ilhan Omar Under Fire For Tweets Insinuating Lawmakers Are Paid Off for Supporting Israel

(CNSNews.com) - Stoking fresh controversy, Minnesota Democrat Rep. Ilhan Omar on Sunday posted a pair of tweets insinuating that the pro-Israel lobby pays members of Congress to support Israel, upsetting critics ranging from the American Jewish Committee to Chelsea Clinton.

In doing so, Omar - along with Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) one of the two first Muslim women in Congress - oddly chose to quote a line from a 1990s hip-hop song whose lyrics include graphic references to misogynistic sex and gun violence.

It began with a tweet drawing attention to recent warnings by House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) that he would take action against Omar and Tlaib for what critics view as anti-Semitic remarks, if the Democratic leadership fails to do so.

In that first tweet, left-wing journalist Glenn Greenwald commented, "It's stunning how much time US ...

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(CNSNews.com) - Rep. Ilhan Omar appeared on the Daily Show With Trevor Noah on Thursday and criticized the increase in federal defense spending since 9/11 while explaining how she ...

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inforum.com     1+ mon ago

FARGO -- Although leery for her safety after receiving threats this week for showing support for U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar, North Dakota Rep. Ruth Buffalo said she's continuing her work...

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freerepublic.com     2+ mon ago

Rep. Ilhan Omar on Monday apologized for what critics viewed as anti-Semitic comments made by the Minnesota freshman Democrat over the weekend. The apology came a day after Omar posted a pair of twee...

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A short time after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi admonished Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., for making anti-Semitic comments, the lawmaker herself weighed in with an apology. ...

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copied! Minnesota's freshman Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar is facing criticism from colleagues on both sides of the aisle after tweeting comments that are ...

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A short time after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi admonished Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., for making anti-Semitic comments, the lawmaker herself weighed in with an apology. ...

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inforum.com     1+ mon ago

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foxnews.com     2+ mon ago

Democratic congresswoman's apology came after a flurry of bipartisan criticism; Doug McKelway reports from Washington. T...

North Dakota lawmaker receives threats for supporting Rep. Ilhan Omar

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foxnews.com     2+ mon ago

People leave post-it notes of support outside the office of Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., on Capitol Hill, Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, in Washington. Omar has "unequivocally" ...

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After a Twitter post about AIPAC was criticized as anti-semitic, the Minnesota congresswoman issued an apology, saying she did not mean to offend anyone Outcry from Jewish leaders...

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Rep. Ilhan Omar defends Israel criticism

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New York Congressman Lee Zeldin took issue with Minnesota Congresswoman Ilhan Omar retweeting a post claiming 'Israel is like the South before 1963.' Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., in ...

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President Donald Trump on Tuesday called on Rep. llhan Omar (D-Minn.) to either resign from Congress or step down from a House committee assignment over recent tweets some lawmakers decried as anti-Se...

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MINNEAPOLIS - U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar is wishing "happy Passover" to Jews commemorating the holiday in her home state of Minnesota and around the world. Omar is a Somali American and...

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Freshman Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D-MN) has received fallout from both sides of the aisle over a series of tweets widely perceived as anti-Semitic. CNN's Manu Raju reports. A Har...

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Embattled US Rep. Ilhan Omar tweets happy Passover

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