Ilhan Omar criticizes AIPAC of paying politicians to be pro
11 February, 2019, 18:42 | Author: Sheila Harris
In response, Omar tweeted "AIPAC!" referring to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, which regularly has been accused by progressives of agitating for a conflict with Iran.
Ilhan Omar retweeted a criticism of one of her own tweets Sunday night accusing her of sharing an anti-Semitic trope as bad as calling Jewish people "hook-nosed".
Asked about the source of the money, Omar replied, "AIPAC!". "I would say that she probably objects to the fact that when it comes to issues around foreign policy, or comes to issue specifically to Israel, there are a lot of interests, a lot of folks who make campaign contributions based on a person's position on Israel".
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After the Opinions Editor at The Forward, Batya Ungar-Sargon, tweeted: "Would love to know who @IlhanMN thinks is paying American politicians to be pro-Israel, though I think I can guess".
"That goes right into the anti-Semitic bias which has plagued the world for too long", King said.
"At a time when anti-Semitic attacks are on the rise, our leaders should not be invoking hurtful stereotypes and caricatures of Jewish people to dismiss those who support Israel".
"We should expect all elected officials, regardless of party, and all public figures to not traffic in anti-Semitism", Clinton tweeted. "She might as well call us hook-nosed". "In the Democratic party - and in the United States of America - we celebrate the diversity of our people, and the Gods we pray to, as a strength". Omar raised over $1 million for her freshman campaign previous year, including from unions and from Emily's List, a group that seeks increased participation by women in politics.
In an interview with CNN last week, Omar said it was "exciting" that her anti-Semitic views were sparking debate "finally able to have conversations that we weren't really willing to".
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