U.S. House Of Representatives Delays Resolution Condemning Anti-Semitism

Politico: House Dems postpone vote rebuking Omar amid pressure from left

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and other liberal allies stepped up their defense of the freshman Democrat.

A vote on a resolution condemning anti-Semitism in response to controversial comments by Rep. Ilhan Omar is set to slip past Wednesday amid intensifying pressure from the left both inside and outside the House Democratic Caucus.

An array of progressive groups declared their support for Omar, while both the Congressional Black Caucus and Congressional Progressive Caucus — two of the most important factions among House Democrats — wanted more time to review the situation, lawmakers and aides said.

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Update #1: Some Democrats Running Out of Patience With Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (Daily Beast)
Update #2: Progressives defend Omar, prompting House Dems to delay vote condemning anti-Semitism (FOX News)

WNU Editor: She is not going to change .... Lawmaker hopes Omar will grow and change after comments (CNN). She also has her Jewish/Progressive supporters .... In open letter, Jewish Americans come out in support of Ilhan Omar (Middle East Monitor). As to what is my take. This is going to fracture the Democrat Party even more .... Antisemitism debate exposes new fault lines in US politics (David Smith, The Guardian).

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