Speaker of the house Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif, undercut a fellow Democrat, Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., in the speech on Tuesday, that apparently refers to repeated anti-Semitic comments.
Speaker of the house Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif, on Tuesday, the distance the Democratic party from any hint saw that it was anti-Semitic legislator Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn is a freshman., publicly, Israel and its leadership criticized.
Addressing the annual American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) in Washington, Pelosi stressed that Democrats continue to “relentlessly bipartisan” support for Israel, and that no one should be allowed to “drive a wedge issue,” World Israel News reported.
“From Israel’s founding to today, our promise remains the same: Israel and America are linked, now and forever,” she said. “We will never allow anyone to Israel a wedge issue, anti-Semitic, anti-American.”
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Pelosi’s remarks undercutting a fellow Democrat Omar, who met on a wave of game room over again, anti-Semitic comments repeatedly.
Omar, a Somali-American and one of two Muslim women in the Congress, published on Twitter in 2012 that “Israel, the world, hypnotized may Allah awaken the people and help them, the evil deeds of Israel.” You drew condemnation in February, even from fellow Democrats, after they hinted that Jewish politicians were bought in the United States.
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Omar, again, the flames in the month ignited later, when you proposed, once again, that groups supported by Israel blamed the members of Congress who are “loyal to a foreign country.”
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Pelosi addressed the controversy Tuesday, saying, “In our democratic society, we should welcome legitimate debate, how best to honor our values and advance our priorities – without having to ask, loyalty, or patriotism.”
She took more direct aim at Omar, if it condemns the Boycott, Divestment and sanctions movement (BDS) as “dangerous” and “bigoted” – a movement, Omar publicly supported, The hill reported.
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“We must also be vigilant against fanatical, or dangerous ideologies, the said as a policy, and the BDS,” Pelosi concludes.
As a result of Omar’s in the house comments, adopted a bipartisan resolution earlier this month, racist and anti-Semitic comments sentenced. The bill failed to the name of Omar.
Fox News Gregg Re contributed to this report.