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Congresswoman Ilhan Omar Apologizes for Anti-Semitic Comments After Pelosi Brings Down the Hammer

6 monthes ago   |   By Vanity Fair

The Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ally was accused of using anti-Semitic tropes when criticizing AIPAC.
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Rep. Ilhan Omar apologizes over tweets with 'anti-Semitic tropes' after Pelosi, other Democrats condemned her statements

Rep. Ilhan Omar apologizes over tweets with 'anti-Semitic tropes' after Pelosi, other Democrats condemned her statements

6 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar apologized for recent tweets on Israel and a pro-Israel lobbying group after facing a wave of criticism on social media.
Omar's apology came after Democratic leaders issued a statement condemning her remarks.
"Anti-Semitism is real and I am grateful for Jewish allies and colleagues who are educating me on the painful history of anti-Semitic tropes," Omar said. "This is why I unequivocally apologize."
Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar on Monday apologized for tweets decried as anti-Semitic after she sparked a firestorm of criticism, including from fellow Democrats.
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