"We condemn these remarks and we call upon Congresswoman Omar to immediately apologise for these hurtful comments".
Omar shared Greenwald's tweet with the comment, "It's all about the Benjamins baby", a reference to a popular mid-1990s rap song by Puff Daddy in which "Benjamins" is slang for $100 bills.
Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar on Sunday sparked criticism and charges of anti-Semitism by suggesting Republican advocacy for Israel was a matter of money. "It's gone on too long and we must be willing to address it", Omar said.
Elaine Luria of Virginia and Josh Gottheimer of New Jersey on Monday published a letter urging House leaders to "unite against anti-Semitism and hateful tropes and stereotypes".
"Good that some Dems have condemned the disgraceful anti-Semitic remarks of Rep. Omar-but their words are empty unless Dem leaders remove her from the Foreign Affairs Committee", Steve Scalise of Louisiana, the second-ranking House Republican, said on Twitter.
The statement, which also touted the lawmakers' support for Israel, did not say whether any further action against Omar would be taken. Minnesota Republican Party Chairwoman Jennifer Carnahan called on Minnesota Democrats, including Sen.
Omar apologized in a threaded tweet beginning here.
Pelosi tweeted she had spoken to Omar on Monday, and said the two "agreed that we must use this moment to move forward as we reject anti-Semitism in all forms".
Representatives Josh Gottheimer and Elaine Luria are gathering signatures on a letter asking Pelosi, House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer and other senior Democrats to confront Omar and Representative Rashida Tlaib, also a new congresswoman from MI, by "reiterating our rejection of anti-Semitism and our continued support for the State of Israel".
Fellow freshman Democratic Rep. Max Rose of NY called the comments "deeply hurtful to Jews, including myself", according to Politico. Implying that Americans support Israel because of money alone is offensive enough.
Omar's mea culpa followed House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's call that the freshman Democrat immediately apologize for the tweets.
Politicians on both sides of the aisle know the importance of giving speeches at AIPAC's annual conference, particularly if they are considering a presidential run, as the group will encourage its members to support pro-Israel candidates and put candidates in touch with big donors.
Anthony Brindisi, who also narrowly won his NY swing district, called Omar's comments "disgraceful and blatantly anti-Semitic". Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., for their support of the Palestinian-led Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement against the Israeli government.
Another round of winter weather is on the way for Greater Danbury and the Hudson Valley with snow and some mixed precipitation. The snow in New York will start early Tuesday morning and move east throughout the day, according to New York State officials.
You've already won if you have people who are singing your songs word for word, if you are a hero in your hometown. Monae's "Dirty Computer" is one of five albums by women nominated for the top prize at Sunday's show.
The Indian financial markets gave up some gains while 10-year bond yields slid 5 basis points after the surprise rate cut. The rupee weakened to 71.69 to the dollar immediately after the announced but strengthened soon after to 71.42.
With 17 players having played collegiate football at Utah, BYU or Utah State, the local connection is certainly strong. Ratings will be harder when the games are on CBS Sports Network and not CBS in primetime.
They traded Marc Gasol to the Toronto Raptors; Shelvin Mack to Atlanta; and Garrett Temple and JaMychal Green to the Clippers. In his 11 seasons with Memphis, Gasol became the franchise leader in points, rebounds, blocks and field goals made.
The contact group seeks a solution to Venezuela's political and economic crisis through dialogue and new presidential elections. And he said a first attempt to bring in the aid should be made next week.
My feeling is that it's going to be very hard for Ed to play, but we have to wait a little longer because he's taking exams now. PSG face rejuvenated Man United side who are yet to lose since the arrival of Solskjaer in December 2018.
The Kings acquire a scoring option off the bench in Burks that could figure into the rotation as they look to make a playoff push. Rockets star James Harden is also excited to have Shumpert on the team because of his ability to play all over the court.
William Barr , Trump's nominee to be his permanent Attorney General, is on track to be confirmed by the full Senate next week. Department of Justice, which Whitaker has overseen since former Attorney General Jeff Sessions was sacked in November.
While the DH could come to the National League, it might still take a few years, depending on how negotiations go. The pitch-clock would penalize pitchers or hitters who stall between pitches with a ball or a strike call.
Fluffy's owners weren't home when she got stuck in the snow, so they aren't sure how it happened. She remained an indoor-outdoor cat, and last Thursday the couple found her frozen outside.
Backed Syrian forces battle to take last IS pocket
The SDF managed, with the help of the US , to defeat the IS in much of the areas it had controlled in the eastern Euphrates area. Joseph Votel testifies before a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, on February 5, 2019, in Washington.
‘Majboor’ HDK anxious about saving chair: PM Modi
In Karnataka and Andhra, chief ministers Kumaraswamy and Naidu skipped the courtesy of receiving Modi at the airport. Modi dismissed the show of strength as "only worth a photo session" as well as the protests against him on Sunday.
Fire at Flamengo training centre in Rio kills 10
Ronaldinho tweeted: 'A very big sadness, my condolences and heartfelt feelings to all the family and the red-black nation. Firefighters say 10 people have died in a fire at a training complex for the football club Flamengo in Rio de Janeiro .
Va. Gov. Northam Came Close to Quitting
Duke campus police have no criminal reports naming Fairfax, university spokesman Michael Schoenfeld said. Lisa Boothe said that "all three" of the state's top Democrats are "facing their own crises" this week.
Hazard hopeful over £100m Real Madrid move
Hazard this week claimed he to have made a decision over his future, although did not go as far as to say that that decision was. We've seen it with Jose Mourinho, with Andre Villas-Boas.
K-pop boyband BTS to present award at Grammys
BTS won Group of the Year and Social Celebrity of the Year, as well as Song of the Year and Music Video of the Year for " Idol ". The show is also being hosted by none other than Alicia Keys , who is super excited to be surrounded by so many awesome artists.