Trump brands Democrats an 'anti-Jewish' party

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Last week, Omar received bipartisan blowback for suggesting pro-Israel organizations pressure lawmakers into pledging allegiance to a foreign country.

Omar's colleagues - both Democratic and Republican - accused her of making repeated anti-Semitic and anti-Israel remarks about the purported sway Jewish people have over Congress.

"I thought yesterday's vote by the House was disgrace", Trump said, "because the Democrats have become an anti-Israel party, they've become an anti-Jewish party, and I thought that vote was a disgrace and so did everybody else if you get an honest answer".

The Orthodox Union welcomed the measure but said "it would have been better for the House of Representatives to respond to recent incidents of anti-Semitism with a resolution exclusively addressing that topic". To head off a political firestorm that threatened to derail the Democratic agenda, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi agreed to vote on a resolution condemning anti-Semitism.

The original resolution focused more on denouncing anti-Semitism but morphed into a resolution condemning various other forms of bigotry against minorities in the U.S. "I think she has a different experience in the use of words, [and] doesn't understand that some of them are fraught with meaning".

Newly installed House Democrat Ilhan Omar recently made a racist, anti-Semitic statement about Jews in general and Israel in particular which raised the hackles of all thinking Americans, and places in question not only the quality of people the Democrats allow in their party, but also the wisdom of the people voting for such fools and putting them in office.

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Republicans generally joined in the favorable vote, though almost two-dozen opposed the measure, one calling it a "sham". House Republican Conference Chair Liz Cheney of Wisconsin slammed it as a "sham" resolution.

Omar has praised the vote as condemning "anti-Muslim bigotry".

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she did not believe Omar's remarks were meant to be anti-Semitic.

"I think it's' important as a teaching tool", Larson said.

"If [Omar] was a Republican, this resolution would've been naming names, she'd be removed from the House Foreign Affairs Committee and we would be talking about anti-Semitism exclusively, singularly and forcefully", he insisted. It isn't about anybody who hates anybody. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analysis from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

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