Fear of being accused of racism and Islamophobia caused the majority of the caucus to refuse to condemn her analogizing Israel and the United States to Hamas and the Taliban.
Another lesson about why anti-Zionism is anti-Semitism from Ilhan Omar.
Omar then went on to condemn Trump for announcing “crippling sanctions” that she claims “starved the innocent people of Iran.”
The prayer service was attended by over two dozen members of congress. Also in attendance was Azhar Azeez , president of the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA), who tweeted about the event.
Tawhidi also posted a notice from the law firm Pillsbury Winthrop & Shaw, that was sent by the Qatari government to ban Tawhidi from Twitter.
Her opposition to an Armenian genocide resolution was a disgrace. But Trump, Obama and the pro-Israel community have also been hypocrites on the issue.
The world’s most despotic empires do not concern Ilhan Omar and her fans.
Following Turkey’s incursion into Syria, the House voted on a bill that included sanctions against Turkey for their invasion.
Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D, MN) said that Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s “existence” a problem in an interview with CBS’ Face the Nation program.
Bernie Sanders’s embrace of Linda Sarsour is disqualifying even for progressives who care about the rising tide of anti-Semitism disguised as anti-Zionism.