Watch: The 6 best defenses of Rep. Ilhan Omar

The house passed a resolution against hate. The resolution was proposed due to recent comment by Rep. Ilhan Omar about some of her colleagues are giving allegiance to other countries by showing support for Israel.

The resolution that passed didn’t mention Omar by name and was rewritten to include all hate not just antisemitism. Fellow Democrats and members of the media hit the air waves to defend Omar and these are some of the best.

First Up:

Sen. Doug Jones (D-Ala.) protected Rep. Omar by saying members of Congress need to move on and talk about other issues.

 

Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-MI) accuses some Republicans for pushing a ‘Gotcha Moment’ 

 

Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) says Omar didn’t understand the weight of her words.

 

Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.) argued she should receive some leeway because of her upbringing in Somalia.

 

AOC says it's a learning experience !

 

Kirsten Powers of CNN blames sexism and islamophobia !

 
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