Will anti-Semitism divide Democrats? It already has

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She also said that Jewish legislators who support Israel have a "allegiance to a foreign country".

Over the past week, Republicans and President Donald Trump have denounced Omar.

The resolution condemned the charge of dual loyalty against Jewish Americans, stating it "constitutes anti-Semitism because it suggests that Jewish citizens can not be patriotic Americans and trusted neighbors, when Jews have loyally served our Nation every day".

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Democrats boast the most gender- and ethnically diverse House in US history after November's election, and Speaker Nancy Pelosi found herself embroiled in the downside of what that diversity means.

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Zeldin was one of just 23 Republicans to vote against the resolution, which Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wy.) called a "sham" and Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-Texas) called a "deceitful way to give Omar cover".

"We are tremendously proud to be part of a body that has put forth a condemnation of all forms of bigotry including anti-Semitism, racism and white supremacy", Omar, who has repeatedly denied accusations linking her to anti-Semitism, said in a joint statement with representatives Rashida Tlaib and Andre Carson.

"I thought yesterday's vote by the House was disgraceful", he told reporters.

"If [Omar] was a Republican, this resolution would've been naming names, she'd be removed from the House Foreign Affairs Committee and we would be talking about anti-Semitism exclusively, singularly and forcefully", he insisted.

After freshman Rep. Omar accused pro-Israel lawmakers of pushing "for allegiance to a foreign country" in a tweet, several prominent Democrats pushed back against Omar, pointing out she appeared to be playing into decades-old anti-Semitic stereotypes about American Jews' "dual loyalty" to Israel.

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Omar has praised the vote as condemning "anti-Muslim bigotry".

"The Democrats have become an anti-Israel party, they've become an anti-Jewish party", he said. "I was saying how Trump is different from Obama, and why we should focus on policy not politics", she said in the tweet.

"Exhibit A of how politicians use the media as a straw man to avoid owning what they said", he wrote, adding, "Your tape...supports what I wrote 100%".

According to Sarsour on Friday, she and her fellow organizers worked behind the scenes to change the original intent of the non-binding resolution by the end of the week.

"I don't think that the congresswoman perhaps appreciated the full weight of how it was heard by other people, although I don't believe it was intended in an anti-Semitic way", she explained. The ad - which featured images of billionaire philanthropist George Soros, Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein and then-Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, all of whom are Jewish - was "the most anti-Semitic TV ad in American history", Raskin said.

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