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Minnesota Rep.-elect Ilhan Omar inflames Democratic split over Israel with post-election BDS support

Nov 20, 2018 - The Washington Times

She has yet to be sworn in, but Rep.-elect Ilhan Omar of Minnesota has already inflamed the Democratic divide over Israel with her post-election admission of support for the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement.

Ms. Omar, who with Michigan's Rashida Tlaib became this month the first Muslim women elected to Congress, was accused of a bait-and-switch after she revealed last week that she backs the anti-Israel BDS Boycott, Divest and Sanction cause, an issue she skirted during the cam...