The Washington Post referred to Israel as a “Jewish-only state” before correcting it in a story Monday about a recent tense meeting between Jewish and Muslim House Democrats.
Centrist Democrats are concerned the socialist label being applied to the party will turn away voters and place the House of Representatives back in the hands of the Republican Party.
Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D., Mich.) published an op-ed Wednesday saying “now is the time” to impeach President Donald Trump, the same week Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) balked at such an effort.
Democratic representative Rashida Tlaib (Mich.) has gotten behind a push from anti-Israel faculty members at a small private California university to end its study abroad partnership with an Israeli university.
Michigan congresswoman Rashida Tlaib and a group of her fellow House Democrats are ignoring the opposition of Speaker Nancy Pelosi (Calif.) to move forward with impeaching President Donald Trump.
In the wake of the anti-Semitism scandal involving Rep. Ilhan Omar (D., Minn.) that rocked the Democratic Party last week, Omar’s close friend and fellow Muslim representative Rashida Tlaib was discovered following an Instagram page that posts images depicting Jews as rats, vampires, Nazis, the plotters of the 9/11 attacks, and members of global conspiracies that control finance and media.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.) sent a fundraising email Thursday claiming the pro-Israel lobbying group AIPAC is “coming after” her and some of her progressive colleagues, comparing the consensus around the U.S.-Israel relationship to that around the Iraq War a decade ago.
Rep. Ilhan Omar (D., Minn.) and two other Democratic Reps. released a joint statement following the House’s passage of the resolution that condemns all kinds of hate, but it did not address her specific anti-Semitism rhetoric.
Several 2020 Democratic presidential candidates have rolled out lukewarm statements after the latest anti-Semitism controversy involving Rep. Ilhan Omar (D., Minn.), signaling a fear of condemning a new left-wing darling in Congress or a tacit endorsement of her vehement anti-Israeli views.