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House Passes Resolution Sparked By Minnesota Congresswoman’s Comments

Rep. Ilhan Omar Voted For The Resolution

UPDATED 4:50 PM 3/7/19 WASHINGTON, D.C. —┬áThe House has passed a resolution condemning anti-Semitism and other forms of discrimination and bigotry. The measure stemmed from controversial comments about Israel made by Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota. The vote was 407-23, with one member voting present. A two-thirds majority was needed to pass. Omar voted for the resolution. Some lawmakers…

President Donald Trump Aims One Of His Latest Tweets At Minnesota Congresswoman

Several elected officials in Minnesota have signed a statement of support for Omar

WASHINGTON, D.C. —┬áPresident Donald Trump tweeting that Minnesota Democrat Rep. Ilhan Omar’s newest remarks about Israel mark a `dark day’ for the Jewish state. House Democrats are preparing a rebuke of sorts. They are drafting a resolution declaring that the House opposes anti-Semitism and bigotry. Omar suggested last week that American supporters of Israel have conflicted allegiances. Republicans have demanded…

Senators Heitkamp and Hoeven Weigh in on President Trump’s Charlottesville Comments

On Monday, Hoeven told us the president should have been very clear in condemning the neo-Nazi group

NORTH DAKOTA — Politicians on both sides of the aisle say President Trump’s comments about the violence in Charlottesville are dividing Americans. We asked Republican U.S. Senator John Hoeven of North Dakota for his response. “We need to condemn any type of neo-Nazi or white supremacist group any kind of bigotry or racism,” Sen. Hoeven said. “That’s what I said…

Senator Hoeven Speaks Out on Neo-Nazis, States How President Could Have Avoided Criticism

He easily could have avoided all of the criticism according to Republican U.S. Senator John Hoeven

WEST FARGO, ND — The president’s initial failure on Saturday to denounce white supremacist groups by name prompted criticism by members of both parties. He easily could have avoided all of the criticism according to Republican U.S. Senator John Hoeven. “He should have been very clear in condemning the neo-Nazi group, the white supremacist group,” Sen. Hoeven said. “We need…