March 1, 2019 Press Releases

Statement From Co-Chair Ann Lewis on Congresswoman Omar’s Recent Comments

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STATEMENT FROM CO-CHAIR ANN LEWIS ON CONGRESSWOMAN OMAR’S RECENT COMMENTS

WASHINGTON, DC (March 1, 2019) – Democratic Majority for Israel’s co-chair Ann Lewis issued the following statement today on behalf of Democratic Majority for Israel:

“Just days after apologizing for using an anti-Semitic trope, in a statement that was broadly condemned by Democrats and Democratic leadership, Congresswoman Omar is at it again. Omar’s statement equating support for the U.S.-Israel relationship to ‘allegiance to a foreign country,’ an accusation of dual loyalty, is among the oldest and most dangerous anti-Semitic charges. This reckless rhetoric should be beneath a member of the United States Congress. If Congresswoman Omar is not attacking American supporters of the American-Israel alliance, she should say so.”

 

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