Ilhan Omar Attacks AIPAC Jewish Money in Politics but Received $60,000 from PACs Including Cash from CAIR

Ilhan Omar Attacks AIPAC Jewish Money in Politics but Received $60,000 from PACs Including Cash from CAIR

Pure, raw Anti-Semitism.
Democrat Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) started a firestorm by saying on Twitter that AIPAC pays lawmakers to support Israel. Both Democrats and Republicans have offered sharp rebukes, accusing the Minnesota Democrat of insinuating that Jews use money to get what they want.

On Monday Ilhan said “I unequivocally apologize” after speaking to “Jewish allies.”

She continued, “I reaffirm the problematic role of lobbyists in our politics, whether it be AIPAC, the NRA or the fossil fuel industry. It’s gone on too long and we must be willing to address it.

But while Ilhan Omar continued to attack Jewish money in politics and the AIPAC orgnization she took $60,000 from PACs including CAIR, a Hamas-linked jihadist organization.

Via Sara Carter:

According to the records of the Federal Election Commission, last summer Omar received nearly $60,000 from PACs.

One PAC from which Omar received thousands of dollars in 2018 is the Council on American Islamic Relations. CAIR was named as an un-indicted co-conspirator in the 2009 Holy Land Foundation trial, the largest terrorism-financing trial in American history.

And CAIR not only has a PAC, it is a lobbying organization. On Jan.10, CAIR hosted the Community Congressional Reception at which Omar spoke.

In all, Omar received tens of thousands of dollars from lobbying groups. None of her money came from AIPAC or the NRA or the fossil fuel industry; That must be a coincidence.

Ilhan Omar Attacks AIPAC Jewish Money in Politics but Received $60,000 from PACs Including Cash from CAIR

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