Republican National Committee chairwoman Ronna McDaniel is calling on Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., to be removed from the House of Representatives after her inflammatory comments implying a comparison between the U.S., Israel, and Hamas.
“Ilhan Omar comparing Israel to terrorist organizations is anti-Semitic and unacceptable,” McDaniel tweeted Saturday. “She should not be in Congress, much less on the House Foreign Affairs Committee.”
Omar had initially said: “We must have the same level of accountability and justice for all victims of crimes against humanity. We have seen unthinkable atrocities committed by the U.S., Hamas, Israel, Afghanistan, and the Taliban. I asked @SecBlinken where people are supposed to go for justice.”
McDaniel’s statement comes after Omar encountered bipartisan backlash for her comments. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and other Democratic leaders issued a critical statement but appeared satisfied with a “clarification” she m
GOP chair Ronna McDaniel slams ‘anti-Semitic’ Ilhan Omar
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