Rep. Ilhan Omar Faces Bipartisan Condemnation Over Comment About Israel

Rep. Ilhan Omar is facing backlash over a series of tweets insinuating that Jewish money is the driving force behind the United States' support for Israel — a longstanding anti-Semitic trope. It's not the first time the Minnesota freshman lawmaker, who made history as one of the first Muslim women ever elected to Congress, has been accused of anti-Semitism.

On Sunday night, Omar replied to a tweet by journalist Glenn Greenwald that read: "GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy threatens punishment for...


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