Lieu deleted the tweet after backlash, saying that it “raises dual loyalty allegations that have historically caused harm to the Jewish community.”
Protesting Netanyahu’s denial of Rashida Tlaib and Omar Ilhan is not enough, we must learn more about Israel and the occupation
Trump tweeted that Muftia Tlaib is a winner because she does not have to see her granddaughter; “May God ruin him,” Tlaib responded.
Reps. Tlaib and Omar posted a cartoon by an anti-Semitic artist this week. Democrats need to show that they’ve had enough with this nonsense.
Tlaib captioned it: “The more they try to silence us, our voices rise. The more they try to weaken us, the stronger we become.”
Sanders called the decision “an outrage.
The event attended by 60 people was organized by Jewish Voice for Peace, a left-wing organization that supports the BDS movement against Israel.
Ocasio-Cortez told the Forward in December that she had “no plans” to visit Israel or anywhere else in the region.
“No democracy should deny entry to visitors based on the content of their ideas — even ideas they strongly object to,” Joe Biden tweeted Thursday.
Ron Dermer defended Israel’s decision in a call with Jewish groups.