Trump Blasts Omar’s Israel Remarks; Dems Condemn All Bigotry

It was the latest chapter in a series of clashes between Democrat Rep. Ilhan Omar and American supporters of Israel in Washington.

  • Published 5 March 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump tweeted Tuesday that Democrat Rep. Ilhan Omar's newest remarks about Israel mark a "dark day" for the Jewish state. His comment came as House Democrats prepared a resolution by Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other Democrats, declaring that the House opposes anti-Semitism and bigotry. Some Republicans and Jewish groups are pressuring Democrats for stronger action, including potentially removing Omar from the prestigious House Foreign Affairs Committee. Omar's remarks have inflamed… Read at AP News