House Democrats -including Speaker Nancy Pelosi- are poised to introduce a new resolution this week that will “confront” Rep. Ilhan Omar’s recent anti-Israeli comments and fiery rhetoric against the Jewish State.
“Speaker Nancy Pelosi and top Democrats will take floor action Wednesday in response to controversial remarks by Rep. Ilhan Omar about Israel, the second such rebuke of the freshman Democrat from party leaders in recent weeks,” reports Politico.
“Pelosi and other senior Democrats are drafting a resolution to address the controversy, which ballooned over the weekend following a public clash between Omar and senior Jewish lawmakers,” adds the article.
Omar made national headlines over the weekend after refusing to “pledge allegiance” to a foreign country; refusing to back-down from her previous comments regarding the “occupation” of Palestine.
Read the full report at Politico.