Trump Calls for Congresswoman Ilhan Omar’s Resignation
Trump Calls for
Ilhan Omar’s Resignation Minnesota Rep.
has come under fire after her remarks on
Israel were criticized as being anti-semitic.
Omar suggested the flow of money from the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, a prominent pro-Israel lobbyist group, influences the relationship between Israel and the U.S. Speaker Nancy Pelosi tweeted that
the two had discussed Omar's error
and were moving forward.
Omar released an apology for her remarks, but also reaffirmed her stance on lobbyists having a problematic role in politics.
Ilhan Omar, via Twitter President Trump weighed in on the controversy during a Cabinet meeting at the White House, saying her remarks were
“deep seated in her heart” and her apology was “lame.” Donald Trump, via ‘The Hill’