Rep. Ilhan Omar FORCED To ApologizeThe Young Turks
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"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."
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