Skip to comments.Nancy Pelosi faces backlash for placing Ilhan Omar on House Foreign Affairs Committee
Posted on 01/18/2019 11:57:45 AM PST by jazusamo
Minnesota Democrat criticized for anti-Israel statements, BDS support
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has been hit with a backlash over her decision to assign freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar to the House Foreign Affairs Committee, despite the Minnesota Democrats record of anti-Israel advocacy.
The House Republican leadership blasted the decision, citing Ms. Omars 2012 tweet saying that Israel had hypnotized the world and was guilty of evil doings, as well as her support for the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement.
It is disgraceful that Speaker Pelosi and her Democrat majority gave a coveted seat on the House Foreign Relations Committee to a member who has a documented history of making anti-Semitic and anti-Israel remarks, House Minority Whip Steve Scalise said in a Thursday statement.
Rather than standing up against the disturbing rise of anti-Semitic rhetoric on the left, House Democrats have now just endorsed that ideology, he said.
House Republican Conference chair Liz Cheney called on Democrats to correct this immediately, while former White House spokesman Ari Fleischer said Friday that Mrs. Pelosi should reverse herself.
Nancy Pelosi should ask Congresswoman Omar to step down, and if she doesnt step down, the Democrat leadership should remove her, Mr. Flesicher told Fox News.
Republicans werent alone. The move, which received extensive coverage in the Jewish and Israeli press, was also condemned by Jewish groups and advocates of Israel.
So the @TheDemocrats thought it a good idea to reward @IlhanMN with a cushy appt! tweeted former New York Assemblyman Dov Hikind, a Democrat. Was it her demonization of Israel that won her the spot? 2020 is around the corner. Good luck to Dems explaining this twisted move on the campaign trail!
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Plus she married her brother in an attempt to bypass immigration laws. But nobody cares about laws and stuff if you are a skinny.
Oh isn’t Nancy cool? NOT!
Make her an ambassador to Sudan and give her a $5 per diem.
Yep, hate America, hate Israel. She continues to pander to the radical hate base.
Well, since she is representing foreigners, the foreign affairs committed seemed like the place for her.
Isn’t this nice?
You KNOW she’s anti-US also.
How are these freshman Congresscritters getting Committee assignments already? AOC is allegedly going to sit on the Finance Committee along with senior communist Maxine Waters.
Putting this rabid anti-Semite Muslim on the House Foreign Relations committee is a far more treasonous act on San Fran Nans part than having her junket trip itinerary being mentioned by the White House. I have no more tolerance for the kool-aid drinkers on the left who still swallow the Russian collusion angle, but refuse to see their party is the clear and present danger to Americas present and future!
Can she have security clearance pulled?
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The dems sure are revealing what they are all about.
You might want to keep her from getting access to sensitive files. Good job San Fran Nan!
I think we need a canary trap.
Maybe Bibi could help.
Somali tribals like Ilhan Omar don’t really belong on ANY committee—or in Congress!!!!
Good question...I have to believe it’s the socialist, women, migrant and all inclusive PC movement in the RAT party.
The Rats put that before the rule of law and what’s best for our country.
Jews keep voting for Democrats, Democrats keep sticking it to Israel.
Nothing new here. It will be news if the Jews in America ever do anything different. Otherwise, it’s just more of the same.
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