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Hundreds Protest Ilhan Omar Speech to CAIR-Los Angeles

Hundreds of protesters gathered across the street from the Hilton hotel in Woodland Hills, California — and some unfurled banners from hotel balconies — to oppose Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), who addressed a fundraiser for the local branch of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR). CAIR claims to speak for American Muslims, but is an extremist group. As Breitbart news has noted: In 2007-8, CAIR was named an unindicted co-conspirator in the terror financing trial of the Holy Land Foundation for Relief and Development. That case, in turn, led the FBI to discontinue its work…

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Ilhan Omar Takes Victory Lap: Antisemitism Resolution First Vote Against ‘Anti-Muslim Bigotry’

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) celebrated the passage of a resolution against antisemitism in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday, even though her own antisemitic remarks triggered the vote, because it was the first time Congress had condemned “Anti-Muslim bigotry.” The World Jewish Congress criticized Democrats for “watering down” language on antisemitism after including a variety of other groups that had little or no relation to the controversy. The resolution also failed to name Omar. In a joint statement with Reps. Rashid Tlaib (D-MI) and André Carson (D-IN), the other…

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Pollak: ‘Legitimate Criticism’ of Israel is Democrats’ Phony Excuse for Ilhan Omar’s Antisemitism

House Democrats failed Wednesday to introduce a resolution condemning antisemitism, which had been promised in response to the latest antisemitic remarks by Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN). Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) tried to contain the political damage, claiming that repeat-offender Omar was not “intentionally antisemitic.” Other Democrats found another excuse: they claimed criticizing Omar would stifle “legitimate criticism” of Israel. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) claimed Democrats who criticized Omar were arguing it was “unacceptable to even *question* US foreign policy.” Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), running for president as a Democrat,…

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