Top Democrats condemn 'anti-Semitic' tweets of freshman Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar
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Top Democrats, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, issued a statement Monday condemning what they called the "anti-Semitic tropes" of freshman Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota. 

"Legitimate criticism of Israel's policies is protected by the values of free speech and democratic debate that the United States and Israel share,” they wrote in a joint statement from the entire Democratic Leadership team. "But Congresswoman Omar’s use of anti-Semitic tropes...

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