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Steny Hoyer ‘Infuriated’ at Israeli Ambassador Instead of Omar and Tlaib

NEW YORK — Instead of condemning Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar for their rabid antisemitism or for plotting a trip to Israel clearly meant to demonize and smear the Mideast’s only democracy, Democratic leaders continue to fume at Israel’s envoy to Washington, Ron Dermer, over statements he made prior to the denial of entry to the two extremist Congresswomen.

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Klein: Dems Side with Rabid Antisemites over Israel

Senior Democratic members of Congress have reportedly been in discussion about ways to condemn Israel’s envoy to Washington, Ron Dermer, and the Trump administration’s ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, over their support for the Israeli government’s decision to deny entry to Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar.

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Marc Ginsberg: ‘Trump Is the Most Popular Person in Israel’

Thursday on MSNBC’s “The Beat,” former Carter administration adviser Marc Ginsberg called President Donald Trump “the most popular person in Israel.” The discussion was about President Donald Trump tweeting that Israel should deny Reps. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) and Ilhan Omar (D-MN) entry and

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Abbas Snubs Visiting Republican Members of Congress

TEL AVIV – Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas snubbed a visiting delegation of Republican members of Congress on Tuesday, even though he had met with a delegation of Democrats the week before, Rep. Anthony Gonzalez (R-OH) told the Jewish Insider.

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas at a meeting with the Palestinian leadership in the West Bank city of Ramallah

Kevin McCarthy: Omar, Tlaib Distancing Democratic Party from Israel

TEL AVIV – Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are part of a “movement” within the Democratic party that is pulling it away from Israel, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-California) told the Jerusalem Post on Tuesday.

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Democrat Delegation Defies Squad Calls to Skip Israel Trip

TEL AVIV – A delegation of some 41 House Democrats led by House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer flew to Israel Monday, defying efforts by radical left-wing groups to persuade the lawmakers to nix the AIPAC-linked trip. 

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Hoyer Backtracks After Primary Challenger Backs Impeachment: All Options on Table

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) on Thursday evening backtracked on his position that impeaching President Donald Trump after the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report would not be “worthwhile at this point” after his primary challenger called him a coward and stated that she was “in favor” of impeachment.

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Adam Schiff Still Believes: ‘Undoubtedly There is Collusion’

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the chair of the House Intelligence Committee, told the Washington Post in an interview that he still believes President Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign colluded with the Russian government, despite Special Counsel Robert Mueller finding that there was no collusion.

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