Democrats now an ‘anti-Jewish party,’ Trump says

US House Democrats Struggling over Rebuke to Lawmaker for Israel Comments

Democrats’ anti-hate resolution won’t mention Ilhan Omar, Pelosi says

Weeks earlier she drew ire for suggesting Jewish political power comes through their money, and that the American Israel Public Affairs Committee lobbying group was paying United States politicians to support Israel.

"I thought yesterday's vote by the House was disgraceful", he told reporters at the White House. "I believe you're allowed to criticize Israel without being an anti-Semite", Maher said Friday night.

Representative Ilhan Omar of Minnesota talks with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi during a rally with fellow Democrats before voting on H.R. 1, or the People Act, on the East Steps of the US Capitol, March 8, 2019 in Washington.

Last month, Maher said he didn't know why Omar's tweets were being viewed as anti-Semitic.

LONDON - US President Donald Trump characterized the Democratic Party on Friday as "anti-Jewish" and "anti-Israel" in light of a firestorm of controversy over recent remarks from a member of its House caucus. "At a time when extremism is on the rise, we must explicitly denounce religious intolerance of all kinds and acknowledge the pain felt by all communities".

Alia Bhatt, Sidharth Malhotra, Vidya Balan & more attend the Ambani wedding
Joining them was Vidya Balan who looked elegant as ever in a white Sari as she arrived with husband Sidharth Roy Kapur. The wedding was held at the Jio World Centre in the Bandra-Kurla Complex.

The resolution does not mention Omar by name, and some Republicans complained that the measure's original intent was "watered down".

"Our nation is having a hard conversation and we believe this is great progress". While that language was ultimately approved by the full House, it was amended to include condemnations of Islamophobia, white supremacy and other forms of hate. "She deserves to be rebuked, by name, and removed from the House Foreign Affairs Committee so that there is no mistake about the values and priorities that the House stands for".

Pelosi said the broadening of the resolution didn't weaken it in her appearance with The Economic Club.

The daughter of the late Republican Senator John McCain grew visibly irritated as other panelists spoke, and a little catty as she tried to interrupt Sunny Hostin, who questioned whether Omar's criticism of Israel is anti-Semitic and spoke about her Jewish grandfather. It isn't about anybody who hates anybody.

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