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Obama’s Ambassador to Israel Calls Out Rep. Omar: She Tweeted a ‘Vile Anti-Semitic Trope’

After Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) tweeted about how Jewish groups, like the American Israel Public Affairs Committee and their money buys the support of Republican members of Congress, the Israeli ambassador under President Barack Obama called her out Monday morning.

“1. @IlhanMN’s outrageous comments equating politicians’ support for Israel with being bought off by American Jewish money are a vile anti-Semitic trope. They need to be condemned by all in our party,” Dan Shapiro tweeted in a thread.

” No one is trying to silence her. She can advocate any policy she wants. And if she’ll listen, we should keep the door open. Meanwhile, those who strongly disagree with her views and find them ill-informed, offensive, and even anti-Semitic also have to speak up. We must,” he concluded.

Omar has been heavily criticized for her latest remarks:

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