In The News

By Lonny Goldsmith

“Rep. Ilhan Omar has apologized for her latest anti-Semitic tweet after politicians nationwide and Jewish groups spoke out on her equating money to Jewish political control. The latest issue started on Sunday night when Omar, who represents Minnesota’s 5th Congressional District which covers Minneapolis, plus parts of Edina, Richfield, St. Louis Park, Robbinsdale, Golden Valley, and Fridley, responded to a tweet from reporter Glenn Greenwald…

“The Jewish Democratic Council of America tweeted that it appreciated the apology, but thought it was a paragraph too long. Omar’s fellow Twin Cities area representatives Angie Craig and Betty McCollum have not put out statements yet, nor has Minnesota DFL chairman Ken Martin.”