Trump: Congresswoman Omar’s apology for Israel remark ‘lame’

Trump: Congresswoman Omar’s apology for Israel remark ‘lame’

12th February 20190Byadmin

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Tuesday that freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar’s apology for suggesting that members of Congress support Israel because they are being paid to do so was “lame” and that she should resign.In a pair of tweets over the weekend, the Minnesota Democrat, who is one of the first two Muslim women to serve in Congress, criticized the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, or AIPAC. “It’s all about the Benjamins baby,” she wrote, using slang for $100 bills.Asked on Twitter who she thought was paying members of Congress to support Israel, Omar responded, “AIPAC!”

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