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    Ilhan Omar attacked for controversial statements deemed anti-semitic

    IRepresentative Ilhan Omar has once again made headlines after several of her controversial tweets about Israel and its relationship with the U.S were found to be offensive.   After making history during the 2018 midterm elections and being voted into Congress as the first Somali-American Muslim to represent Minnesota’s 5th congressional district in the U.S House of Representatives, the headlines that once praised Omar’s historic appointment quickly turned sour. The backlash against Omar began after her response to the House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy, who had insisted that Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Omar be punished for their criticism of Israel’s right- wing government. Omar fired back: “It’s all about the…