Rep. Ilhan Omar Retweets Post Accusing Her of Anti-Semitism: ‘She Might as Well Call Us Hook-Nosed’

Posted on February 10, 2019 8:27 pm
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After criticizing the pro-Israel lobby in American politics, Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) retweeted a post accusing her of antisemitism Sunday night.

Omar’s initial tweet, accusing U.S. politicians of being beholden to Israeli money, drew criticism for what many saw as anti-Semitism.

It’s all about the Benjamins baby https://t.co/KatcXJnZLV

— Ilhan Omar (@IlhanMN) February 10, 2019

“I’m one of those American Jews who opposes the occupation, laments Israel’s anti-democratic drift, and doesn’t regard the country as especially central to my Jewish identity,” wrote Politico Magazine editor Joshua Zeitz in response. “And I know exactly what the congresswoman meant. She might as well

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