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Illinois Rep. Brad Schneider, other Jewish House Democrats, tangle with Rep. Ilhan Omar over her Israel remarks

2 days ago   |   By Chicago Tribune

A group of Jewish House Democrats accused Rep. Ilhan Omar of likening the U.S. and Israel to Hamas and the Taliban and giving “cover to terrorist groups.”
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Rep. Ilhan Omar At Odds With Jewish House Democrats Over Tweets On Terrorism

2 days ago   |   By CBS

WASHINGTON - A group of Jewish House Democrats have accused Rep. Ilhan Omar of likening the U.S. and Israel to Hamas and the Taliban and giving “cover to terrorist groups,” marking the latest flareup within the party over the Middle East.
Hours after the dozen lawmakers released a statement criticizing their Democratic colleague from Minnesota, Omar fired back Thursday on Twitter. She accused them of “islamophobic tropes” and “constant harassment” and posted a threatening voice mail that she said the incident had prompted.
The fiery, public exchange was the latest example of how the...
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Jewish Democratic lawmakers condemn Rep. Ilhan Omar over ‘offensive' tweet equating U.S. and Israel to Hamas and Taliban

2 days ago   |   By The Washington Post

Omar hit back, calling their criticism of her an “islamophobic trope.”
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