Vloggest Entertainment

Watch all your favorite videostars!
  • Share this video
  • facebook
  • Google+
  • Twitter
  • submit to reddit Reddit
  • Tags
  • Show tags

Rep. Ilhan Omar FORCED To Apologize

The Young Turks Follow
  • Video description
  • 5 days ago
  • 2,070 views
  • 141 likes
  • 185 comments
After attempting to bring attention to political corruption, Rep. Ilhan Omar found herself buried in unnecessary controversy. Mark Thompson, Ben Mankiewicz, and John Iadarola, hosts of The Young Turks, break it down. More TYT: https://go.tyt.com/HXwMf5kanoA

Read more here: https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2019/02/11/its-all-about-benjamins-baby-ilhan-omar-again-accused-anti-semitism-over-tweets/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.be4f6364d97d

"Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) apologized Monday afternoon for what many saw as anti-Semitic comments perpetuating the stereotype that Jews control politics with money.

'Anti-Semitism is real and I am grateful for Jewish allies and colleagues who are educating me on the painful history of anti-Semitic tropes,' Omar said on Twitter. 'We have to always be willing to step back and think through criticism, just as I expect people to hear me when others attack me for my identity. This is why I unequivocally apologize.'

Omar’s mea culpa came as prominent members of both parties denounced the first-term congresswoman’s statements and urged her to apologize."


Hosts: Mark Thompson, Ben Mankiewicz, John Iadarola

Cast: Mark Thompson, Ben Mankiewicz, John Iadarola

***

The Largest Online News Show in the World. Hosted by Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian. LIVE STREAMING weekdays 6-8pm ET. http://tyt.com/live

Subscribe to The Young Turks on YouTube: http://youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=theyoungturks

TYT on Facebook: http://facebook.com/theyoungturks
TYT on Twitter: http://twitter.com/theyoungturks
TYT on Instagram: http://instagram.com/theyoungturks

Merch: http://www.shoptyt.com

Donate to TYT
https://patreon.com/tytnetwork
http://tyt.com/donate

Download audio and video of the full two-hour show on-demand + the members-only postgame show by becoming a member at http://tyt.com/join/. Your membership supports the day to day operations and is vital for our continued success and growth.

Gift membership: http://tyt.com/gift

Producer, Senior Producer and Executive Producer membership: http://go.tyt.com/producer

Young Turk (n), 1. Young progressive or insurgent member of an institution, movement, or political party. 2. A young person who rebels against authority or societal expectations. (American Heritage Dictionary)

#TYT #TheYoungTurks #TYTnetwork
Vlogger of the day:

Dude Perfect

Dude Perfect is an American entertainment show focusing on extreme sport tricks aired on YouTube. The group has 4 members: twins Coby and Cory Cotton, Garrett Hilbert, Cody Jones, and Tyler Toney;...

read more

  • Comments
  • Related videos