N.Y.C. Councilman Removed From Immigration Committee After Tweeting 'Palestine Doesn't Exist'

After the Jewish councilman's comments sparked public outrage, the New York Times reports that the immigration committee removed Kalman Yeger, citing inconsistencies with the committee's mission

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NEW YORK – A New York City Council member has reportedly been removed from the city's immigration committee after sparking city-wide outrage and division following a tweet reading "Palestine does not exist."