With multiple federal agencies now assisting the FBI’s investigation of Rep. Ilhan Omar (Dem.), a Republican Muslim & also former refugee, Dalia al-Aquidi launches her bid to take Omar’s seat, saying of the Congresswoman, “She’s hurting the moderate Muslims… She’s spreading hatred, and she is spreading racism… She needs to be stopped… Every time she [Omar] opens her mouth she says something either anti-US or antisemitic.”
By DONNA RACHEL EDMUNDS
A Muslim Iraqi refugee has launched her bid to enter Congress – and plans to unseat Ilhan Omar as the Representative for Minneapolis in the process.
Dalia al-Aquidi is tired of hearing the Democratic representative play a divisive identity politics game, so she has joined a growing field of Republicans determined to take the Somalian-born congresswoman out at the next election. Continue Reading »
Israel’s Prime Minister and Interior Ministry have agreed in favor of banning both anti-Semitic Democratic lawmakers from entering the Jewish State based on 2017 law barring entry to activists who work for Israel’s destruction.
By David Rosenberg
Israel will not permit two controversial Democratic lawmakers who have expressed support for the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement visit the country on a planned trip next week.
Following reports in Israeli media that Interior Minister Aryeh Deri (Shas) had decided to bar Minnesota Congresswoman Ilhan Omar and Michigan Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib from entering Israel, the ministry confirmed Thursday that the two would be prevented from entering Israel, citing the 2017 anti-BDS law. Continue Reading »
Addressing those who refused the call to boycott the trip to the Jewish State, Israel’s former Ambassador to the US, Michael Oren said, “I think this is the pro-Israel stream in the Democratic Party, which is the mainstream of the party.”
By HERB KEINON
The 41 US House Democrats who arrived in Israel on Monday on a trip sponsored by an AIPAC affiliated charity are doing more than “just” showing mainstream Democratic support for Israel, they are wresting control of the party from the high-profile Progressive wing trying to hijack it.
A part of this wing – embodied by congresswomen Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib and Alexandira Ocasio-Cortez – despises Israel and AIPAC with a venom that sometimes crosses the line into antisemitism. Continue Reading »
The upcoming visit by the two leading anti-Israel members of Congress is the perfect opportunity to document them seeing the real Israel, and introduce them to an avalanche of inconvenient truths.
By Lori Lowenthal Marcus, Jerome M. Marcus, JNS.org
US Reps. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) and Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) say they are going to Israel and “Palestine” in order “to learn” about the region. Israel has granted the women permission to enter the country, notwithstanding the overwhelming evidence that their trip has only one purpose: to strengthen the hand of people and organizations that share these women’s desire to destroy Israel, the nation-state of the Jewish people. Continue Reading »
A complaint with the House of Representatives Office of Congressional Ethics against Rep. Ilhan Omar (Min D) has been filed by an American conservative activist group, on charges of immigration fraud, federal tax fraud, marriage fraud and numerous counts of perjury.
By David Rosenberg
A conservative watchdog group has filed a formal complaint against Minnesota congresswoman Ilhan Omar, accusing her of multiple counts of fraud and perjury.
Judicial Watch announced Tuesday evening that it has filed a complaint with the House of Representatives Office of Congressional Ethics, and is calling for a full investigation of Rep. Omar.
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‘Birds of a Feather’ – Radical Islamist Linda Sarsour (L) and Ilhan Abdullahi Omar (R), a Somali-American Congresswoman from Minnesota.
The House bi-partisan resolution puts Congressional Representatives on record opposing the anti-Israel supporters of the BDS movement and their efforts to target U.S. companies that do business with Israel.
– The anti-BDS resolution passed on an overwhelming vote of 398-17.
– Entire Resolution, H. RES. 246, included.
The House overwhelmingly approved a resolution Tuesday opposing an international effort to boycott Israel, a rare bipartisan vote as Democrats try to tamp down increasingly heated political rhetoric over differences with the longtime U.S. ally.
Democrats have been wrestling with the issue all year. Liberal lawmakers, most notably Reps. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., Continue Reading »
“Out of respect for the U.S. Congress and the great alliance between Israel and America, we would not deny entry to any member of Congress into Israel,” declared Ron Dermer, Israel’s Ambassador to the United States.
This is a developing story.
US Representatives Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) will not be denied entry into Israel “out of respect for congress,” Israeli Ambassador to the US Ron Dermer told Haaretz on Friday.
“[Out] of respect for the U.S. Congress and the great alliance between Israel and America, we would not deny entry to any member of Congress into Israel,” Dermer told the Israeli daily. Continue Reading »
Omar’s pro-BDS resolution is retaliatory, a response to the House Foreign Affairs Committee moving forward with 5 pro-Israel bills, two of them, bills that will not only sanction supporters of Hamas (such as herself), but will also supplement improvements to Israel’s defense & security.
BY OMRI NAHMIAS
WASHINGTON – US Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minnesota) put forth a new pro-BDS resolution in Congress “affirming that all Americans have the right to participate in boycotts in pursuit of civil and human rights at home and abroad, as protected by the First Amendment to the Constitution.”
The freshman congresswomen has become a focal point of anti-Israel and antisemitic sentiment, following numerous controversial comments regarding Israel. Continue Reading »
With Democratic Reps. Rashida Tlaib (MI), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY) and Ayanna Pressley (MA) standing together with Ilhan Omar (MN) at a press conference Monday, Omar says, “It is time for us to impeach this President.”
By Elad Benari
Democratic Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY), Ilhan Omar (MN), Rashida Tlaib (MI) and Ayanna Pressley (MA) held a press conference on Monday to respond to President Donald Trump’s criticism of them.
Though he did not mention any of them by name, Trump on Sunday published a series of tweets attacking the congresswomen, telling them they should “go back” to the countries that they came from and criticizing the Democratic party for condoning their “disgraceful behavior”. Continue Reading »
US Congresswoman Omar encourages Hamas and Islamic Jihad to fire rockets on Israeli cities by placing blame on the Israeli victims, for what she calls the “cycle of violence,” but has no condemnation on those very groups for initiating terrorist rocket-attacks on the Israeli civilians, or for using their people as human shields.
By ALAN DERSHOWITZ
All decent people should be outraged at the terrorist groups in the Gaza Strip that fired 698 rockets at Israeli civilians – killing four, injuring 234 and traumatizing thousands of innocent children. Imagine what other countries, including the United States, would do if lethal rockets targeted their civilians. Continue Reading »
Relentlessly going after the only Jewish State, the Muslim congresswoman continues to tweak her condemnations of Israel until it becomes ‘politically correct’ as demonstrated in an op-ed to The Washington Post, even if it’s based on indoctrinated propaganda and not historically accurate.
By The JERUSALEM POST Staff
US Congresswoman Ilhan Omar has asserted that Israel is the homeland of the Palestinian people.
In an op-ed published late Sunday on The Washington Post website, Omar wrote that “the founding of Israel 70 years ago was built on the Jewish people’s connection to their historical homeland, as well as the urgency of establishing a nation in the wake of the horror of the Holocaust and the centuries of antisemitic oppression leading up to it. Continue Reading »
“Neturei Karta allies itself exclusively with the world’s leading anti-Semites. From Louis Farrakhan to Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, from Yasser Arafat to the heads of Hezbollah,” and now with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
By Arutz Sheva Staff
The Coalition for Jewish Values (CJV), representing over 1000 traditional rabbis in matters of public policy, on Monday thanked the Neturei Karta organization for providing “unmistakable proof that anti-Semitism has come to Congress.”
Palestinian Rep. Rashida Tlaib said the group entered her office “unannounced” – theyeshivaworld.com
Last week, members of the anti-Israel group went to Washington to visit the offices of freshmen Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib. Continue Reading »
WATCH: A Muslim member of the Council of Foreign Relations, a U.S. based think-tank believes Rep. Omar should be ejected from the House of Foreign Affairs Committee immediately because anything that the Minnesota Representative now proposes can be “interpreted through the lens of antisemitism.”
By ZACHARY KEYSER
Dr. Qanta Ahmed, a member of the Council of Foreign Relations a United States based think-tank, has appeared on Fox and Friends this week to discussing her op-ed in which she claims that Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar is “proving to be an enormous liability to America’s Muslim’s.”
“In her remarks, she has branded every Muslim in America as an antisemite, and this is absolutely unacceptable and un-Islamic,” Ahmed said. Continue Reading »
Chastised yet again after Somali born Ilhan Omar’s habitual antisemitic tropes, this time accusing US supporters of Israel of pushing people to have “allegiance to a foreign country” [Israel]; Democrat Speaker Nancy Pelosi quickly drafts ‘lifejacket’ declaration stating, the House “rejects anti-Semitism as hateful expressions of intolerance that are contradictory to the values that define the people of the United States.”
By The Associated Press and Israel Hayom Staff
Leading Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives will offer a resolution, Wednesday, condemning anti-Semitism in response to Rep. Ilhan Omar’s latest remarks on Israel, a senior Democratic aide said.
The declaration, written by Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other Democrats, comes after Omar’s new remarks suggesting American supporters of Israel are pushing people to have “allegiance to a foreign country.” Continue Reading »
Evangelical Christian leader, “Ilhan Omar is waging an unholy war against the Jewish people from Congress.” Launching campaign to demand Congresswoman Omar’s resignation over anti-Semitism, she says, “The Jews don’t stand alone.”
By Arutz Sheva Staff
Laurie Cardoza-Moore, President of Proclaiming Justice to The Nations has launched a nationwide campaign to demand Ilhan Omar’s immediate resignation from Congress over her recent anti-Semitic tirades. Cardoza-Moore who serves as a United Nations Special Envoy for the World Council of Independent Christian Churches (WCICC) which represents over 44 million congregants worldwide and whose “Focus On Israel” television program reaches a global audience of over a billion, has begun a petition to increase pressure upon Omar to stand down. Continue Reading »