Watch: Vice President Pence on Ilhan Omar: “Omar has no place on the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the Democratic leadership ought to remove her.”
Democrats face backlash for appointing Ilhan Omar to House Foreign Affairs Committee as Republicans, Jews and conservatives continue to be concerned over the anti-semitic statements by Minnesota Congresswoman Ilhan Omar.
Jews comprise 2% of the US population. They comprise 58.1% of the victims of religious hate crimes in the country. From 2016 to 2017, anti-Semitic hate crimes increased by 37%.
Anti-Semitism is not a legitimate criticism of Israel.