Rep. Rashida Tlaib Rashida Harbi TlaibTlaib asks colleagues for support of investigative solution against impeachment Omar controversy over AIPAC conference Hoyer says AIPAC statements are "misinterpreted" MORE (D-Mich.), One from A group of outside progressives under the Democratic Freshman class shared a post-it note outside their office at Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), Accusing them of anti-Semitism.
"This is the hate-filled rhetoric and bullying at my door today. Stop the scare and [blatant] lies. Come here with the value that all beings, including the Palestinians, deserve. @IlhanMN & I fight for equality and justice for all. This is not anti-Semitic! "Tlaib, the first Palestinian-US Congressman, tweeted on Tuesday.
This is the hateful rhetoric and bullying at my door today. Stop the scare and the stupid lies. Come here with the value that all beings, including the Palestinians, deserve. @IlhanMN & I fight for equality and justice for all. This is not anti-Semitic! pic.twitter.com/kCpLepJk3F
– Rashida Tlaib (@RashidaTlaib) March 26, 2019
The post-it seemed to be a response to controversial comments that Omar made on American public affairs In Israel had made committee (AIPAC), a pro-Israeli lobby group that was criticized by some as anti-Semitic.
"Stop your disgusting Jew-hatred. Her shield says "justice for all". This also means Jews. Their jihad against the Jews will fail. At Yisrael Chai! "Read the Post-It magazine with reference to a Jewish song title, which translates:" The people of Israel lives. "
Omar stood in the center of a political firestorm over comments she had made regarding the influence of AIPAC. She sparked controversy when she said Israel's support was "all about the Benjamins" and suggested groups like AIPAC calling for "attachment to a foreign land".
The House democrats condemned the statements and eventually passed two separate resolutions condemning anti-Semitism and other forms of discrimination.
The response to the comments was made under close scrutiny. The more advanced say that Omar is being pronounced for noticing the power of pro-Israel lobby groups, while the Republicans have asked them to be removed from the House Foreign Affairs Committee.
President Trump Donald John TrumpPapadopoulos claims he has been pressured to sign the Tlaib and ask colleagues to support the investigation into impeachment. Trump Rips & # 39; Mainstream Media & # 39 ;: You're really the People's Enemy & # 39; MORE  seized on the controversy and declared the Democratic Party an "anti-Jewish party" after several presidential candidates from 2020 rejected the annual AIPAC conference.