Obama's Ambassador to Israel Slams Rep. Omar

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Rep. Omar retweeted his post and added the line: "It's all about the Benjamins baby".

Fellow freshman Democratic Rep. Max Rose of NY called the comments "deeply hurtful to Jews, including myself", according to Politico.

Shapiro continued on Twitter that "Some of us remained uncomfortably quiet after her BDS flip-flop & other offensive remarks because we were aware of efforts to work with her: by colleagues, party leaders, her local Jewish community".

On Friday, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., urged Democratic leadership to admonish Omar and Tlaib due to their backing for the BDS movement, which is meant to put economic pressure on Israel to end its occupation of the West Bank.

Later responding to a criticism of the tweet, which many viewed as referencing an anti-Semitic trope about Jews buying political sway, Omar clarified that it was a criticism of AIPAC, the powerful pro-Israel lobbying group. "Bad form, Congresswoman. That's the second anti-Semitic trope you've tweeted".

"Her support for BDS is apparently her essence: blaming Israel alone for the conflict, absolving Palestinians of all responsibility, delegitimizing Israel's very existence, &accusing its supporters of shallow motives &manipulation by Jewish money", Shapiro tweeted.

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The American Israel Public Affairs Committee does not contribute to politicians, although its donors give money to political campaigns, in the same way that an array of activists backing distinct interests across the political spectrum have for decades donated to campaigns. Last month, she acknowledged that she "unknowingly" used an anti-Semitic trope after a 2012 tweet surfaced in which she said, "Israel has hypnotized the world, may Allah awaken the people and help them see the evil doings of Israel". "Is she also Islamophobic for attacking Saudi's influence on American politics in the exactly the same way?"

Contacts for Jarrett and Obama did not immediately respond to a Daily Wire inquiry. She's made herself a lightning rod. Meanwhile, those who strongly disagree with her views and find them ill-informed, offensive, and even anti-Semitic also have to speak up.

Host Bill Hemmer noted that Democrats like Chelsea Clinton and Rep. Max Rose (D-N.Y.) have called out Omar, which King applauded while noting the Democratic leadership has been "shamefully silent".

MI congresswoman Tlaib said on Saturday that she wanted to highlight "issues such as racism and Israel's violations of the Palestinians' human rights".

And while former first daughter Chelsea Clinton, who married a Jewish man, first said that "we should expect all elected officials, regardless of party, and all public figures to not traffic in anti-Semitism", she said that she would call Omar's office to set up a dialogue between the two. And I believe we can do that without criticizing people for their faith.

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