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Top Foreign Affairs Dem rebukes Ilhan Omar for 'vile anti-Semitic slur'

Feb 28, 2019 - Politico

Rep. Ilhan Omar is drawing criticism again for comments about Israel - this time suggesting that pro-Israel activists and lawmakers hold "allegiance to a foreign country."

In a lengthy and blistering rebuke late Friday, Rep. Eliot Engel, the chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, said Omar's remarks amounted to a "vile anti-Semitic slur" and called on the Minnesota Democrat to apologize.

"I welcome debate in Congress based on the merits of policy, but it's unacceptable and ...