Rep. Ilhan Omar has fired back at her fellow Democratic Rep. Jerry Nadler, after Nadler accused her and Rep. Rashida Tlaib of ‘anti-Semitism’.
Omar’s remarks on Friday appeared to be in response to Nadler’s tweet accusing both the ‘Squad’ members and President
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GAYLE KING: So you don’t regret your words either?“Ilhan Omar: I Do Not Regret Israel Comment, But I Am Grateful To “Learn How My Words Make People Feel“, RealClear Politics, July 17, 2019
OMAR: I do not. But I have gotten the — I am grateful for the opportunity to really learn how my words make people feel and have taken every single opportunity I’ve gotten to make sure that people understood that I apologize for it. I never really wanted them to —
Fast-forward to 2019. A freshman congresswoman from Minnesota has been infuriating the Jewish community and discomfiting the Democratic leadership with her expressions of anti-Semitism. Like me, Ilhan Omar was born in Somalia and exposed at an early age to Muslim anti-Semitism.
Some of the members of my 2006 AJC audience have asked me to explain and respond to Ms. Omar
Goldstein went on to say that Omar has
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It is a classic antisemitic theme
Rep. Ilhan Omar is a Muslim woman who is highly educated and a trained lawyer. [GoodbyeIlhan editor’s note: Omar has a bachelor’s degree and has worked as a nutritionist but she is not a lawyer.] Articulate and with a commanding personal story, she knows how to garner media attention and to play the victim card, citing