Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu struck on Tuesday at Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., At the annual meeting of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) weeks after her remarks that were considered anti-Semitic and triggered controversy.
"Take it from this Benjamin: It's not about the Benjamins!" Netanyahu said to the Washington conference on satellite in response to a Tweet-Omar posted in February.
Omar condemned the members of both parties last month, after suggesting that the AIPAC paid members of the congress to support Israel, later apologized for the tweet – and other comments – but also insisted on one "problematic role of lobbyists in our politics".
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The Minnesota Democrat responded on Tuesday in a tweet on Netanyahu: "This from a man The charges face bribery and other crimes in three separate public corruption matters. Next! "
Weeks before the Israeli elections, Netanyahu poll numbers have dropped since the announcement of a pending charges of corruption allegations.
"Because America and Israel love the love of freedom and democracy, it's because we value individual rights and the state values the rule of law," Netanyahu told AIPAC, as "USA Today" reported.
Netanyahu interrupted a visit to the US and rushed back to Israel on Tuesday to address the military response to Palestinian fighters firing rockets at Israel this week.  Netanyahu visited the White House on Monday, where President Trump signed a proclamation recognizing Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights, which Israel occupied in 1967 and unilaterally annexed in 1981.
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The document reverts to more than half a century of American politics.
Trump had predicted the move last week and said it was time for the US to take the step after 52 years of Israeli control of the strategic highlands bordering Syria.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.