Before running her campaign for a seat in the House, Ilhan Omar was an Islamic activist who hated Israel and Jews.
Those attributes are probably what helped her get elected in a congressional district that is known by federal officials as the number one hotbed for Islamic radicalization.
That was also will known by House leadership before Nancy Pelosi appointed her Omar to the House Foreign Committee.
Since being sworn in a member of the House, Omar has made more than one very anti-Semitic statements, that has brought the scorn of many.
A resolution was put forth in the House that would condemn Omar for her statements, but House Democrats are doing what they can to delay or block the vote.
Fox News – Progressives defend Omar, prompting House Dems to delay vote condemning anti-Semitism – A House vote on a resolution condemning anti-Semitism, following recent comments by U.S. Rep Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., has been delayed, as Democrats scramble to rewrite the motion to include all forms of prejudice and progressives like Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez come to the defense of their embattled colleague.
The declaration – which doesn’t mention Omar by name – was initially set to be introduced Wednesday. It was to set out the history of anti-Semitism and other bigotry in America and provide examples of anti-Jewish tropes about divided loyalties.
It was also supposed to say the House “rejects anti-Semitism as hateful expressions of intolerance that are contradictory to the values that define the people of the United States.”
The resolution effort came after Omar – for at least the second time in recent months – ignited an uproar for echoing anti-Semitic tropes…
Note that according to Democrats, it’s okay speak hatefully about Jews, Christians and conservatives, but they are quick to declare anything negative spoken about Democrats, minorities, Muslims and LGBT individuals as hate language that will not be tolerated.
They will mount weapon they have to go after a Republican, conservative, Christian or Jew for saying things there were not meant to be hateful, but are determined by them to be hateful.
But when one of their own, like Omar makes obviously strong hateful statements about Jews, they mount a defense much like that of a herd of muskox protecting one of their own.
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