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Trump: Congresswoman Omar's apology for Israel remark 'lame'

6 monthes ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump said Tuesday that freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar's apology for suggesting that members of Congress support Israel because they are being paid to do so was "lame" and that she should resign.
In a pair of tweets over the weekend, the Minnesota Democrat, who is one of the first two Muslim women to serve in Congress, criticized the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, or AIPAC. "It's all about the Benjamins baby," she wrote, using slang for $100 bills.
Asked on Twitter who she thought was paying members of Congress to support Israel, Omar responded...
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President Trump Says Rep. Omar's Apology for Israel Tweets Was ‘Lame'

6 monthes ago   |   By Time

Freshman Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar has apologized for tweets suggesting that members of Congress support Israel because they are being paid to do so. But President Donald Trump on Tuesday called her apology “lame” and said she should resign from Congress or at least not be allowed to serve on committees.
The Minnesota Democrat said she had no intention of offending anyone, including Jewish Americans, when she insinuated that lobbyists were paying lawmakers to support Israel. The remark drew bipartisan criticism and a rebuke from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
“We have to always be willing to...
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Trump says freshman Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar should resign after tweets containing 'anti-Semitic tropes'

Trump says freshman Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar should resign after tweets containing 'anti-Semitic tropes'

6 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota apologized on Monday after recent tweets on Israel and a pro-Israel lobbying group that lawmakers said used 'anti-Semitic tropes.'
Democratic leadership also condemned Rep. Omar's tweets.
President Trump said she should resign or relinquish her post on the House Foreign Affairs Committee.
President Donald Trump said Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota should resign from Congress over remarks she made about Israel and the American Israel Public Affairs Committee , a pro-Israel lobbying group, that were widely viewed as anti-Semitic.
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