Jewish Democrats spoke in favor of an Islamophobia monitor. Republicans said it would undercut the fight against antisemitism.
In CNN interview, Omar accused her Democratic colleagues of refusing to stand with her for justice despite her offensive remarks
It was Rep. Gregory Meeks who led an aborted push to ask the Biden administration Monday to delay a $735 million missile sale to Israel amid the ongoing war in Gaza. Rep. Mark Pocan organized the series of speeches on the House floor condemning Israel. And Rep. Betty McCollum drafted a landmark bill calling on the United States to restrict its military aid to Israel shortly before the current fighting began.
Greene attacked Ilhan Omar in our names, and then came for Soros. No thanks to both.
Hurwitz called Israeli politician Naftali Bennett a “cancer to Judaism.”
The Minnesota congresswoman told The New York Times Magazine that people hold “a lot of preconceived notions” about what opinions she holds.
The two women pose starkly different versions of the Democratic Party, especially when it comes to Israel.
Rep. Ilhan Omar, the last member of The Squad to face a Democratic primary in the quartet’s first re-election cycle, handily beat back a challenge Tuesday from attorney Antone Melton-Meaux in her Minneapolis-area district, continuing a summer of impressive wins for hard-left progressives.
The Minnesota congresswoman has repeatedly angered some Jewish voters with critical comments about Israel.
One person’s congressional campaign website expressed support for “nonviolent actions like the BDS movement.”