Rep. Ilhan Omar apologizes over tweets with 'anti-Semitic tropes' after Pelosi, other Democrats condemned her statements

Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar on Monday apologized for tweets decried as anti-Semitic after she sparked a firestorm of criticism, including from fellow Democrats.

On Sunday, Omar sent a series of tweets that suggested politicians in Congress have been bought off by pro-Israel groups like the American Israeli Public Affairs Committee, also known as AIPAC. Many accused her of playing into the stereotype that Jews use money to control politics.

Responding to this criticism in a

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