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Three Members of Congress Star in Forum with Terror Financiers, Anti-Semites
Judicial Watch ^ | December 1, 2020 | JW Staff

Posted on 12/01/2020 9:37:41 AM PST by jazusamo

Congress should reprimand three of its members for participating with financiers of Islamic terrorism in a conference sponsored by an anti-Semitic group with deep ties to Hamas, the Palestinian extremist group that calls for eradicating the state of Israel. The legislators who joined forces with the extremists over the Thanksgiving weekend include Ilhan Omar and Betty McCollum of Minnesota and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan. All are Democrats with a history of supporting anti-Semitism. Omar and Tlaib are the first two Muslim women in Congress and their tenure as elected officials has been marred with tremendous controversy.

The powwow they recently starred in was bankrolled by American Muslims for Palestine (AMP), a Virginia-based group that advocates for Palestinian rights and claims to educate the public about the just cause of Palestine. The lineup at the recent event read like a “who’s who for the Muslim Brotherhood,” according to a nonprofit dedicated to exposing the threat of radical Islam and other extremist ideologies. The respected Washington D.C.-based group, Clarion Project, published a poster advertising the conference which featured an array of terror financiers and anti-Semites. They include Tarek Hammoud, who has well-documented connections to Hamas and Kifah Mustapha, a prolific fundraiser for radical Islamist groups with deep ties to the Muslim Brotherhood.

Hamoud is the executive director of the Palestinian Return Center (PRC), a Hamas front in the United Kingdom. PRC regularly hosts Hamas leaders, including Ismail Haniyeh, a former prime minister of the Palestinian National Authority. Mustapha is the chairman of Muslim American Society Institute of Chicago ( MAS) and was embroiled in the Holy Land Foundation terror funding case, according to court documents . An imam at a Chicago-area mosque, Mustapha is a member of the U.S. Muslim Brotherhood’s Palestine Committee and was a Holy Land Foundation officer. The Holy Land Foundation is a Hamas front group prosecuted by the U.S. for funding terrorism. In 2008 five of the group’s leaders were convicted in Texas on 108 counts for funneling more than $12 million to Hamas. The government considered it the largest victory against terrorist financing since the 9/11 attacks. A year before the verdicts Judicial Watch published a special report on Muslim charities that includes alarming information about the Holy Land Foundation.

At the Thanksgiving weekend event, the three federal lawmakers rubbed elbows with an assortment of terrorist supporters and funders. AMP was founded in 2006 by a University of California, Berkeley professor, Hatem Bazian, who is an anti-Israel and anti-Semitic activist. He also founded a group called Students for Justice in Palestine, whose members are notorious for intimidating and harassing Jewish and pro-Israel students on college campuses around the U.S. Bazian, who still operates AMP, has employed an array of terrorist financiers to help run his group, according to congressional documents obtained by the Clarion Project. At least five AMP officials previously served with the U.S. Muslim Brotherhood ’s pro-Hamas Palestine Committee. The Palestine Committee was a secret body set up to advance the Brotherhood/Hamas agenda in America. Bazian has proclaimed that Muslim-Americans must follow in the footsteps of the “uprising in Iraq,” which was against American soldiers, and the “intifada in Palestine” by starting an intifada in the U.S. that changes the country’s political dynamics.

After hobnobbing with allies of Islamic terrorists, one of the congresswomen took to social media to advance their cause. On the last day of the AMP conference Tlaib, who easily won reelection last month, promoted a message on her twitter account that has long been reiterated by those calling for the complete destruction of the state of Israel and its Jewish citizens. It reads: “From the River to the Sea, Palestine will be Free.”

TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Michigan; US: Minnesota
KEYWORDS: amp; antisemites; bettymccollum; congress; democrats; hamas; ilhanomar; michigan; minnesota; muslimbrotherhood; rashidatlaib; terrorism; traitors; ushouse
Traitors within Congress.
1 posted on 12/01/2020 9:37:41 AM PST by jazusamo
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To: jazusamo

“Traitors within Congress.”

The fact that these people are elected and thrive in Congress only further convinces me that our time as a great nation is over.

2 posted on 12/01/2020 9:49:42 AM PST by brownsfan (Schools. If we don't fix the schools, nothing else matters.)
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To: GOPJ; Diana in Wisconsin; ColdOne; Art in Idaho; Conservative Gato; ptsal; onyx; Tucker39; ...

Off the Wall Ping!

Contact to be added.

3 posted on 12/01/2020 9:53:09 AM PST by jazusamo (Have You Donated to Keep Free Republic Up and Running? )
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To: jazusamo

It must never be forgotten that under Obama and Kerry “anti Zionism”, which is usually thinly veiled Antisemitism, was made an acceptable tenet for Democrats in good Party standing. Don’t expect any Democrats to criticize these people.

4 posted on 12/01/2020 9:56:02 AM PST by allendale
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To: jazusamo

we need to clean house in WashDC (and then deport all the Islamic enemies and infiltrators of America, sending them home is far more humanitarian than what most civilized nations have done with such scum)

“The Constitution is not a suicide pact...” Justice Jackson, 1949

5 posted on 12/01/2020 9:57:44 AM PST by faithhopecharity (Politicians are not born, they are excreted. Marcus Tullius Cicero (106 to 43 BCE))
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To: jazusamo

Without reading the article, my mind already had Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib as two of them.

6 posted on 12/01/2020 10:59:12 AM PST by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

Yep, their allegiance to our country is zip.

7 posted on 12/01/2020 12:57:32 PM PST by jazusamo (Have You Donated to Keep Free Republic Up and Running? )
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8 posted on 12/01/2020 12:59:31 PM PST by jazusamo (Have You Donated to Keep Free Republic Up and Running? )
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9 posted on 12/01/2020 1:16:58 PM PST by SJackson (Let me control the media and I will turn any nation into a herd of sheep, J. Goebbels)
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To: jazusamo

Over 50% if you go by current political counts, and that
doesn’t even begin to address those within our party who
are of the same ilk.

I hesitate to focus on this right now, because it’s clear
with party stole the November election, and that needs to
be addressed before we start saying some of ours are just
as bad.

When this election is put to rest, I’d like to see our own
savaged for just cause.

10 posted on 12/01/2020 1:37:02 PM PST by DoughtyOne (I'm calling for terrorist and criminal reform. Defund them now.)
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To: jazusamo

Ilhan Omar - Minnecraponus
Betty McCollum - Saint Pustule.
What I would expect from the Twin Cities.
Cursed thou who curseth Israel.

11 posted on 12/01/2020 1:54:01 PM PST by Fred Hayek (Antifa=BLM=RevCom=CPUSA = CCP=Democratic Party )
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