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Bill Maher changes tune on Ilhan Omar: After reading her tweets, she says “might be” anti-Semitic

Omar in a resolution that was broadened to include multiple forms of hate.           (HBO) "Real Time" host Bill Maher reversed course on allegations of anti-Semitism against Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn, after previously defending her Omar has been accused of anti-Semitism because of controversial tweets suggesting that people who are pro-Israel are bought by groups like the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC). "First of all, I'm a free speech person. I believe you're allowed to criticize Israel without being an anti-Semite, "Maher said Friday night. “Having said that, I've read some of her other tweets… She might be. I don't know what her thoughts are on this. ” Last month, Maher said he didn't know why Omar's tweets were being viewed as anti-Semitic. I did not know why this has been seen as anti-Semitic, "Maher said at the time. "Now, she may be anti-Semitic, but if I criticize Saudi Arabia, I mean Islamophobe." ILHAN OMAR CLAIMS HERE OBAMA COMMENTS WERE DISTORTED The HBO starred at House Democrats, who struggled with a resolution to Omar's criticism of Israel. PELOSI SAYS OMAR IS NOT ANTI-SEMITIC: IN THINK SHE HAS A DIFFERENT EXPERIENCE IN THE USE OF WORDS ' "It became an issue for the Democrats of' we can't censure this person because it's a woman and a person of color and that I think is identity politics, is it not?" Friday night Later, Maher wondered if Democrats could attack the Jewish vote after President Donald Trump attacked them as the "anti-Israel" and…

“Real Time” host Bill Maher reversed course on allegations of anti-Semitism against Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn, after previously defending her

Omar has been accused of anti-Semitism because of controversial tweets suggesting that people who are pro-Israel are bought by groups like the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC).

“First of all, I’m a free speech person. I believe you’re allowed to criticize Israel without being an anti-Semite, “Maher said Friday night. “Having said that, I’ve read some of her other tweets… She might be. I don’t know what her thoughts are on this. ”

Last month, Maher said he didn’t know why Omar’s tweets were being viewed as anti-Semitic.

I did not know why this has been seen as anti-Semitic, “Maher said at the time. “Now, she may be anti-Semitic, but if I criticize Saudi Arabia, I mean Islamophobe.”

ILHAN OMAR CLAIMS HERE OBAMA COMMENTS WERE DISTORTED

The HBO starred at House Democrats, who struggled with a resolution to Omar’s criticism of Israel. PELOSI SAYS OMAR IS NOT ANTI-SEMITIC: IN THINK SHE HAS A DIFFERENT EXPERIENCE IN THE USE OF WORDS ‘

“It became an issue for the Democrats of’ we can’t censure this person because it’s a woman and a person of color and that I think is identity politics, is it not?” Friday night

Later, Maher wondered if Democrats could attack the Jewish vote after President Donald Trump attacked them as the “anti-Israel” and “anti-Jewish” party.

his show to discuss the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

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little about Israel and Palestine, ”Maher said tims, but not of Israel. They’re victims of other Palestinians, unfortunately. ”

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