“It is a historical smear. It is a sinful comment. It minimizes the death of six million of my Jewish brothers and sisters.”
“I think folks in the room were underwhelmed” with the “whole plan,” a senior GOP official said. Another said they need to be “further along.”
The plan was nixed by Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen because of concerns over public outrage and lack of preparation.
“It’s clear that he’s the one pulling the strings.”
“We are not there to be quiet, we are not there to be invisible.”
Ilhan Omar was accused of anti-Semitism for saying that White House senior advisor Stephen Miller, who is Jewish, is a white nationalist.
“I can’t believe this actually has to be said. Stephen Miller is a white nationalist.”
He used Trump and his disdain for bad press to force Nielsen to cave.
The Jewish aide recently said he’d be “happy” with no new refugees — despite his own family’s successful immigration story.
Stephen Miller is best known for his hardline stance on immigration.