Huma Abedin Under Fire for Referring to Pro-Israel Lobby AIPAC As ‘That Crowd’

WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 22: Long-time aide to Democratic presidential candidate and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Huma Abedin (L), looks on as Clinton testifies before the House Select Committee on Benghazi October 22, 2015 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.
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The Daily Caller reports:  Huma Abedin, Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton’s closest aide, urged former President Bill Clinton in 2009 to reject a speaking invitation before the American Israel Public Affairs Council (AIPAC), asking his assistant in an email, do “u really want to consider sending him into that crowd?”

Abedin’s comment about “that crowd” has sparked anger and consternation among Jewish and non-Jewish leaders who consider it hostile to Jews and to the State of Israel. Her comments are raising uncomfortable questions about Abedin’s past and her family’s ties to the Muslim Brotherhood.

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