How Democrats fall for right wing-orchestrated attacks on Ilhan Omar

On June 7, the Minnesota congresswoman noted in a tweet that the U.S., along with other countries and groups including Israel and the Taliban, has committed “unthinkable atrocities.”

We must have the same level of accountability and justice for all victims of crimes against humanity. We have see… https://t.co/Aq6WVVv1mO
— Rep. Ilhan Omar (@Rep. Ilhan Omar) 1623094457.0

Omar’s comments were placed in the context of a question she asked Secretary of State Antony Blinken about the International Criminal Court, which the U.S.

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How Democrats fall for right wing-orchestrated attacks on Ilhan Omar

Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota speaking with supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders at a town hall hosted by Frontline Communities of Nevada at the SEIU Nevada office in Las Vegas, Nevada in February 2020, Gage Skidmore

An anti-disinformation project at the think tank Atlantic Council revealed on Thursday how the Democratic Party has played into the hands of right-wing media organizations that aim to sow discord in the party and scapegoat its progressive wing, particularly Rep. Ilhan Omar.
At the Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab, resident senior fellow Emerson T.

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Jewish Democrats Condemn Ilhan Omar for ‘Equating U.S. and Israel to Hamas’

Representative Ilhan Omar (D., Minn.) addresses the media and community organizers at a press conference at the vigil site for Daunte Wright in Brooklyn Center, Minn., April 20, 2021. (Nicholas Pfosi/Reuters)
Nearly half of the Jewish Democratic lawmakers in the House signed a letter on Wednesday urging Representative Ilhan Omar (D., Minn.) to clarify a recent comment that they say equated the U.S. and Israel to Hamas and the Taliban.
“We must have the same level of accountability and justice for all victims of crimes against humanity,” Omar wrote in a tweet on Monday.

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Jewish Democrats Condemn Ilhan Omar for ‘Equating U.S. and Israel to Hamas’

Representative Ilhan Omar (D., Minn.) addresses the media and community organizers at a press conference at the vigil site for Daunte Wright in Brooklyn Center, Minn., April 20, 2021. (Nicholas Pfosi/Reuters)
Nearly half of the Jewish Democratic lawmakers in the House signed a letter on Wednesday urging Representative Ilhan Omar (D., Minn.) to clarify a recent comment that they say equated the U.S. and Israel to Hamas and the Taliban.
“We must have the same level of accountability and justice for all victims of crimes against humanity,” Omar wrote in a tweet on Monday.

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Jewish Democrats Condemn Ilhan Omar for ‘Equating U.S. and Israel to Hamas’

Representative Ilhan Omar (D., Minn.) addresses the media and community organizers at a press conference at the vigil site for Daunte Wright in Brooklyn Center, Minn., April 20, 2021. (Nicholas Pfosi/Reuters)
Nearly half of the Jewish Democratic lawmakers in the House signed a letter on Wednesday urging Representative Ilhan Omar (D., Minn.) to clarify a recent comment that they say equated the U.S. and Israel to Hamas and the Taliban.
“We must have the same level of accountability and justice for all victims of crimes against humanity,” Omar wrote in a tweet on Monday.

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‘The truth can’t be hidden’: Ilhan Omar hits back after Democrats target her for criticizing US and Israel

Rep. Ilhan Omar

Congresswoman Ilhan Omar of Minnesota hit back Wednesday at the dozen fellow House Democrats who accused her of “equating” the United States and Israel to Hamas and the Taliban after she pointed out that the U.S. and Israeli governments have committed human rights atrocities—an uncontroversial statement that the right-wing media and Republican lawmakers rushed to warp and sensationalize.
In a joint statement released late Wednesday, Democratic Reps. Brad Schneider (Ill.), Jake Auchincloss (Mass.), Ted Deutch (Fla.), Lois Frankel (Fla.), Josh Gottheimer (N.J.

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‘The truth can’t be hidden’: Ilhan Omar hits back after Democrats target her for criticizing US and Israel

Rep. Ilhan Omar

Congresswoman Ilhan Omar of Minnesota hit back Wednesday at the dozen fellow House Democrats who accused her of “equating” the United States and Israel to Hamas and the Taliban after she pointed out that the U.S. and Israeli governments have committed human rights atrocities—an uncontroversial statement that the right-wing media and Republican lawmakers rushed to warp and sensationalize.
In a joint statement released late Wednesday, Democratic Reps. Brad Schneider (Ill.), Jake Auchincloss (Mass.), Ted Deutch (Fla.), Lois Frankel (Fla.), Josh Gottheimer (N.J.

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‘The truth can’t be hidden’: Ilhan Omar hits back after Democrats target her for criticizing US and Israel

Rep. Ilhan Omar

Congresswoman Ilhan Omar of Minnesota hit back Wednesday at the dozen fellow House Democrats who accused her of “equating” the United States and Israel to Hamas and the Taliban after she pointed out that the U.S. and Israeli governments have committed human rights atrocities—an uncontroversial statement that the right-wing media and Republican lawmakers rushed to warp and sensationalize.
In a joint statement released late Wednesday, Democratic Reps. Brad Schneider (Ill.), Jake Auchincloss (Mass.), Ted Deutch (Fla.), Lois Frankel (Fla.), Josh Gottheimer (N.J.

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Safety Investigators Confirm the ‘Kobe Bryant and Gianna Bryant Helicopter Safety Act’ Wouldn’t Have Prevented the Fatal Crash That Killed Lakers Legend

Federal safety investigators have released a synopsis of their coming final report on the helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna, and seven others on the flight. They found definitively that the safety regulations proposed in the Kobe Bryant and Gianna Bryant Helicopter Safety Act would not have prevented the deadly crash.
That bill, introduced by Rep. Brad Sherman (D–Calif.

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Safety Investigators Confirm the ‘Kobe Bryant and Gianna Bryant Helicopter Safety Act’ Wouldn’t Have Prevented the Fatal Crash That Killed Lakers Legend

Federal safety investigators have released a synopsis of their coming final report on the helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna, and seven others on the flight. They found definitively that the safety regulations proposed in the Kobe Bryant and Gianna Bryant Helicopter Safety Act would not have prevented the deadly crash.
That bill, introduced by Rep. Brad Sherman (D–Calif.

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