6.) Anti-Semitism

  • 2019-05-08
  • Source: AAN
  • by: AAN Staff
6.) Anti-Semitism
In one of several anti-Semitic remarks, Omar accused politicians in both parties of having dual loyalty, to the United States and Israel. The comments sparked outrage from prominent Democrats, including Eliot Engel, chair of the House Foreign Affairs Committee. 

Besides being offensive, claims that some Americans harbor dual loyalty is not accurate. Many base their support of Israel from a moral position as it is the lone democracy in the Middle East.

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