Republicans Want to Censure Ilhan Omar. These Jewish Lawmakers Think It's a Bad Idea

Ben Samuels
Ben Samuels
Washington
Send in e-mailSend in e-mail
Send in e-mailSend in e-mail
Ben Samuels
Ben Samuels
Washington

WASHINGTON – Several Jewish Democratic lawmakers are coming out in defense of Rep. Ilhan Omar, following calls by Republican Congress members to censure her over remarks they claim equated the United States and Israel to Hamas and the Taliban.

The lawmakers’ attempts at bolstering support for Omar comes amid an outpouring of support from progressive lawmakers and organizations, including several Jewish ones, as GOP officials mull what measures to take against her.

Click the alert icon to follow topics:

Comments