Ilhan Omar apologizes after being accused of using 'antisemitic tropes'

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Congresswoman ‘unequivocally apologized’ after suggesting Republican support for Israel was fueled by financial incentives

House Democratic leaders denounced the Minnesota congresswoman Ilhan Omar for using “antisemitic tropes and prejudicial accusations” in tweets, amid a widening controversy over remarks by new members of the Democratic caucus who are openly critical of Israel.

In response, the representative “unequivocally apologized” but also compared a major pro-Israel lobbying group to “the NRA or the fossil fuel industry”.

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Source: theguardian