Days after a series of apologies for an old tweet seen as echoing anti-Semitic themes, Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., saidAIPAC paid politicians to be pro-Israel, a falsehood that drew immediate rebukes.
Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle called her out when she tweeted that the relationship between the United States and Israel is "all about the Benjamins".
Comedian Sarah Silverman responded, "I truly don't think she meant it that way AT ALL, but I'm surprised she's earnestly not aware of the people that will absolutely take it that way".
When someone uses hateful and offensive tropes and words against people of any faith, I will not be silent. "When it comes to issues around foreign policy or comes to issues specifically with Israel, there are a lot of interests, a lot of folks who make campaign contributions based on a person's position on Israel", adding people have to be careful to not construe it as anything other than money having an influence on political decisions.
"At a time when anti-Semitic attacks are on the rise, our leaders should not be invoking hurtful stereotypes and caricatures of Jewish people to dismiss those who support Israel".
Le convoyeur de fonds disparaît avec 3 millions
Le véhicule de transport de fonds a été retrouvé à Aubervilliers (Seine-Saint-Denis) mais vide, sans le conducteur. La Brigade de répression du banditisme de Paris a été saisie, sous la houlette du parquet de Bobigny.
"Wow. A sitting U.S. Congresswoman actually just suggested AIPAC is paying Members of Congress to support Israel, one of our strongest and longest standing allies", Representative Doug Collins tweeted". The Congresswoman's statements do not live up to that cherished ideal.
"We should expect all elected officials, regardless of party, and all public figures to not traffic in anti-Semitism", Clinton wrote. "She might as well call us hooked-nosed".
On Sunday evening, journalist Glenn Greenwald tweeted in support of Omar and criticized McCarthy for equating the two, calling his priorities "warped".
Omar's response went viral and many accused her of promoting the anti-Semitic trope that Jews conspire to control government leaders by throwing loads of cash at them.
In an interview with CNN last week, Omar said it was "exciting" that her anti-Semitic views were sparking debate "finally able to have conversations that we weren't really willing to".
In her penned letter to the White House, Escobar asked the president to apologize to the residents of the city for the comments. Their demonstration came ahead of the president's rally to be held Monday in the El Paso Coliseum.
A solidarity event is underway at Lear Corporation in Whitby, Ontario in support of Unifor's #SaveOshawaGM campaign. After Oshawa exhausted its on-hand supplies of seats, production came to a stop around 12:30 p.m.
Quatre joueurs de l'OM se sont offert un casse-dalle autoroutier 100% glucides, après Dijon-OM, dans la nuit de samedi à dimanche. Après le succès face à Bordeaux, les Phocéens l'ont emporté (2-1) face à Dijon pour le compte de la 23e journée de Ligue 1 .
The Chinese delegation will be led by Vice Premier Liu He, who will be joined by central bank governor Yi Gang. Gerrish left his hotel in downtown Beijing on Monday morning without talking to the media.
My father was a tough, hard-nosed guy who, you know, didn't have a father and pushed me to limits I never thought I'd get to. She took care of me for a long time. "But getting the MVP is kind of a win for me and my other team, and that's my family".
The Sun Devils (16-7, 7-4 Pac-12) faced what felt like a must-win game after an ugly loss to Washington State on Thursday night. The closest the Huskies were able to get back into the game followed a 10-2 run, bringing the deficit within seven points.
Other solar system objects similar to MU69 - like comets , for instance - have rounder, though still imperfect, forms. But more importantly, the new images are creating scientific puzzles about how such an object could even be formed.
D'autres incidents ont émaillé le parcours du rassemblement parisien , qui devait mener les manifestants au Champ-de-Mars. Ailleurs dans la région, la mobilisation s'est déroulée sans heurts. À Brest, ils n'étaient pas non plus très nombreux.
Turkey Decries China's Treatment of Uighurs
Turkish media claimed he was tortured to death in a so-called re-education camp in China's Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region. Droves of Uighurs have fled, many traveling to Turkey, where the language and culture are similar to that in Xinjiang.
USA envoy heads 6-nation tour for 'intra-Afghan' talks
An Afghan official, speaking on the condition of anonymity, told Reuters that even the suggestion of US troops leaving was risky . Officials have expressed concern that if USA troops leave, Afghanistan security forces, already stretched thin, could crumble.