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Ilhan Omar Removed From House Foreign Affairs Committee Over Anti-Semitic Comments

House Rep Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) had a full meltdown over Ilhan Omar’s removal from the Foreign Affairs Committee. The decision was a pure party-line vote, with all Republicans voting for and all Democrats voting against. Republicans say Omar needed to be removed from the powerful committee due to her anti-semitic comments about Israel. In one such statement, Omar compared Israel and the United States to the terrorist organization Hamas. During her meltdown of a response, AOC said Omar’s removal was due to her being a woman of color and a Muslim. Fellow “squad” member Rashida Tlaib apparently began to cry at the tail end of her reaction.

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Rep. Ilhan Omar ousted from committee over anti-Semitic remarks

House passes resolution to remove Ilhan Omar from Foreign Affairs Committee | CNN Politics

Ilhan Omar Fundraises Off Her Ouster from Foreign Affairs Committee | National Review

House Ousts Ilhan Omar From Foreign Affairs Panel – The New York Times

Ilhan Omar gets the boot: House votes her off Foreign Affairs Committee as Democrats cite ‘racism’ | Fox News

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