Fed Up: Democrats to Vote on Resolution Condemning Ilhan Omar's Continued Anti-Semitism

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"I should not be expected to have allegiance/pledge support to a foreign country in order to serve my country in Congress or serve on committee", the freshman congresswoman tweeted.

Omar leveled that exact criticism last week, during a speech at D.C. restaurant Busboys & Poets, drawing swift and deep condemnation from top Democrats, including her boss on the Foreign Affairs Committee, Rep. Eliot Engel (D-NY), who demanded Omar apologize for her "vile" remarks, including that some of her Congressional colleagues were pledging their "allegiance to a foreign country" - Israel. A resolution condemning her comments will be introduced on the House floor Wednesday.

Omar's criticism of the Israeli influence on United States politics have already made her the target of numerous attacks by both Republicans and her fellow party members, who accused her of invoking an anti-Semitic trope after she suggested that the rich Israeli lobby's grip on American politicians is too tight.

Last month, Omar apologized for posting tweets which suggested that AIPAC bought influence over US politicians after her comments were criticized as "deeply offensive" by Democratic leaders.

A spokesman for Omar did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

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Omar, who has been repeatedly chastised by lawmakers from both parties for criticizing USA policy toward Israel in an offensive manner, suggested her pro-Israel colleagues have an "allegiance to a foreign country" on Wednesday during a during a "Progressive Townhall" event in Washington, D.C. I find that to be problematic and I am not alone. "I urge her to retract this statement and engage in further dialogue with the Jewish community on why these comments are so hurtful", Lowey wrote.

"Rep. Omar has argued that these statements reflect good faith disagreements about US policy toward Israel, the Palestinian Authority and the relationship between the two", he said.

"I am told everyday that I am anti-American if I am not pro-Israel", she wrote. "To suggest otherwise is an inaccurate reading of her remarks".

'I just happen to be willing to speak up on it and open myself to attacks'. "Because we end up defending that and nobody ever gets to have the broader debate of what is happening with Palestine". One said the vote will come as soon as Wednesday.

The Anti-Defamation League also sent Pelosi a letter Monday regarding Omar's comments, asking her to "give the entire Congress an opportunity, through a House resolution, to voice its rejection of her latest slur".

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