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Feb 11, 2019 4:36 PM 2+ mon ago

Ilhan Omar issues apology after condemnations over AIPAC money tweets

Representative Ilhan Omar apologized on Monday over tweets suggesting support for Israel in Congress was bought with Jewish money, following a cascade of criticism from lawmakers and Jewish groups.

"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. My intention is never to offend my constituents or Jewish Americans as a whole," Omar, a Minnesota Democrat, said in a statement.

"We have always to be willing to step back and think through criticism, just as I expect people to hear me when others attack me for my identity. This is why I unequivocally apologize," she added.

Omar had faced growing accusations of anti-Semitism after writing Sunday on Twitter that House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy's call for her and Representative Rashida Tlaib (D-Michigan) to be admonished over ...

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israelnationalnews.com     1+ mon ago

Rep. Ilhan Omar deletes tweets suggesting AIPAC pays politicians to be pro-Israel. Rep. Ilhan Omar has deleted tweets that Jewish groups and her congressional colleagues called an...

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Ilhan Omar deletes AIPAC tweets called anti-Semitic

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Ilhan Omar deletes AIPAC tweets called anti-Semitic

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AIPAC uses political storm over Ilhan Omar tweets to raise donations

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Ilhan Omar Calls AIPAC Problematic in Apology for Antisemitic Remarks

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Ilhan Omar, Aipac and Me

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cnn.com     2+ mon ago

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washingtontimes.com     2+ mon ago

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Pence slams Ilhan Omar, Democrats at AIPAC

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By Monday evening, Omar had apologised, under pressure from her own Democratic Party as well as Republicans eager to attack her. "It's all about the Benjamins, baby", Omar wrote on Twitter, referring...

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jta.org     2+ mon ago

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jpost.com     2+ mon ago

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jpost.com     2+ mon ago

U.S. Representative Ilhan Omar (D-MN) participates in a news conference to call on Congress to cut f Congresswoman Ilhan Omar will be a keynote speaker at an Islamic Relief USA emergency fundraising ...

Ilhan Omar and her opponents are raising money off her AIPAC tweet scandal

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jta.org     2+ mon ago

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