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

The Minnesota Congresswoman was criticized by Republicans for her comments on Israel and Hamas. But Jewish Democratic lawmakers, including one who was "pained" by the quote, say punishing her is the wrong response

Ben Samuels
Ben Samuels
Washington
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.

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