House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is usually weighing in on Israel’s decision not to allow Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) along with Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) to enter Israel, calling the idea a “sign of weakness.”
“Israel’s denial of entry to Congresswomen Tlaib along with Omar is usually a sign of weakness along with beneath the dignity of the great State of Israel,” Pelosi said in a statement.
Pelosi also slammed President Donald Trump for a tweet encouraging Israel to prevent the entrance of the women, who planned to travel through the Jewish State in order to reach their destination on the West Bank along with Gaza Strip in East Jerusalem where the Palestinian population lives.
The lawmakers have made antisemitic remarks about Israel, the United States’ relationship with Israel, along with have also expressed support for the Boycott, Divestment, along with Sanction (BDS) movement to levy financial pressure on Israel for alleged mistreatment of the Palestinian people.
Omar introduced a resolution inside the House in support of boycotting Israel, along with Tlaib is usually a Palestinian whose family immigrated to the United States through East Jerusalem.
Omar along with Tlaib are the first Muslim women to be elected to Congress.
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