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14 February 2019 - 10:04
News ID: 443496
US President Donald Trump on Tuesday said freshman congresswoman Ilhan Omar should resign following comments she made that were critical of Israel's influence in American politics.

RNA - "I think she should either resign from Congress or she should certainly resign from the House Foreign Affairs Committee," Trump said in a Cabinet meeting, Anadolu Agency reported.

"Anti-Semitism has no place in the United States Congress," Trump added, calling Omar's apology "lame".

Omar, along with Rashida Tlaib, is one of the first two Muslim women in Congress, said on Sunday suggested congressional support for Israel is firmly rooted in political donations from pro-Israel groups, most prominently the powerful American Israel Public Affairs Committee, or AIPAC.

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