Sen. Bernie Sanders’s (I., Vt.) foreign policy adviser Matt Duss retweeted an article profiling Mckayla Wilkes, the 28-year-old primary challenge to House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D., Md.) on Monday morning.
The majority of votes taken by House Democrats in the past four legislative weeks have been nonbinding, according to a study conducted by Roll Call. About one in five votes have been nonbinding, meaning that these House resolutions don’t pass new laws, but instead serve as large scale messaging.
Rep. Ilhan Omar (D., Minn.) hit back at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) following the speaker’s comments during a Tuesday speech at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee conference where she condemned the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel.
House Majority Whip Steny Hoyer (D., Md.) is taking a stand against the Democratic Party’s base. The 79-year-old congressman not only attended and delivered a speech at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee’s annual conference on Sunday—Hoyer also took a not-so-subtle jab at freshman Democrats such as Rep. Ilhan Omar (D., Minn.) who have come under fire for repeatedly making anti-Semitic remarks.
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D., Md.) subtly hit Rep. Ilhan Omar’s (D., Minn.) suggestion that supporters of Israel have dual loyalty, telling attendees at AIPAC’s annual policy conference on Sunday that he stands with Israel “proudly and unapologetically.”