Representative Ilhan Omar Apologizes For Tweets Seen As Anti-Semitic
Ilhan Omar sparked controversy over tweets people viewed as anti-Semitic.
Omar suggested that politicians in Congress were bought off by pro-Israel groups, like AIPAC.
According to Business Insider, people accused her playing into the stereotype that Jews use money to control politics.
Omar responded to the criticisms saying her intention was “never to offend my constituents of Jewish Americans.” She said she was “Grateful for Jewish allies and colleagues who are educating “her on anti-Semitic tropes.