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Rank-and-file Dems revolt against Pelosi over resolution to condemn anti-Semitism

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is "taken aback" by the growing dissent and enters among rank-and-file democrats over a possible resolution to formally condemn anti-Semitism, a Democratic source customs Fox News on Wednesday – highlighting Pelosi's tenuous grip on control of the house and undercorporating the growing power of the party's nascent far-left progressive wing. re not going to list to me, I'm done talking. " The stalled resolution originated after freshman Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, at least the second time in recent months, ignored and uproar for echoing tropes critics have deemed anti-Semitic, in February, they suggested on Twitter that supporters of Israel have been bought.The congresswoman then accused American supporters of Israel or pushing people to have "allegiance to a foreign country. ” Omar &#821 1; who also tweeted in 2012 that" Israel has hypnotized the world, may Allah awake the people and help them see the evil doings of Israel "- refused to address questions on Wednesday about accusations that she's anti-Semitic Meanwhile, debate on how to address her latest remarks has overtaken House Democrats in recent days. A frustrated senior House Democratic aide told Fox News on Tuesday: "Here we are again, fighting with ourselves . I've spent another week dealing with this and not on policy. " ON THE STREETS IN OMAR'S DISTRICT: SOMALI GANGS, LITTLE COMMUNICATING WITH COPS A vote on the resolution, which was originally planned for earlier this week, did not appear on the house's official docket for Thursday. President Trump,…

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is “taken aback” by the growing dissent and enters among rank-and-file democrats over a possible resolution to formally condemn anti-Semitism, a Democratic source customs Fox News on Wednesday – highlighting Pelosi’s tenuous grip on control of the house and undercorporating the growing power of the party’s nascent far-left progressive wing.

re not going to list to me, I’m done talking. “

The stalled resolution originated after freshman Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, at least the second time in recent months, ignored and uproar for echoing tropes critics have deemed anti-Semitic, in February, they suggested on Twitter that supporters of Israel have been bought.The congresswoman then accused American supporters of Israel or pushing people to have “allegiance to a foreign country. ”

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1; who also tweeted in 2012 that” Israel has hypnotized the world, may Allah awake the people and help them see the evil doings of Israel “- refused to address questions on Wednesday about accusations that she’s anti-Semitic

Meanwhile, debate on how to address her latest remarks has overtaken House Democrats in recent days.

A frustrated senior House Democratic aide told Fox News on Tuesday: “Here we are again, fighting with ourselves . I’ve spent another week dealing with this and not on policy. “

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A vote on the resolution, which was originally planned for earlier this week, did not appear on the house’s official docket for Thursday.

President Trump, turning to Twitter on Wednesday, highlighted Democrats’ troubles getting the resolution passed. against anti-Semitism was “shameful.”

Fox News has been told that the Democratic caucus is trying to get the language of the proposed anti-Semitism language “right,” and that there is concern about mentioning Omar by name –

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Two knowledgable sources said that could be security threats against Omar, who is a Muslim.

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Republicans did not specifically name Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, a bipartisan disapproval measure that followed comments that seemingly defended white nationalism earlier this year. But GOP leaders stripped King of his committee assignments as punishment – while Omar remains on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and say they have no plans to oust here.

Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., Departs after talking with reporters during her weekly news conference on Capitol Hill on Feb. 7. (AP Photo / J. Scott Applewhite)

By the same token, Fox is duty Democrats are also concerned about making a martyr out of Omar if they don’t address some of her controversial comments.

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“Frustrated House Democratic aide

Pelosi, for her part, was stunned by criticism among some Democratic members who complained they were informed in detail about the resolution; freshman Rep. Jahana Hayes, D-Conn., For example, asserted the democratic leadership team failed in its duty to inform members about the resolution’s details.

But senior leadership sources at that assertion, says Pelosi spoke with multiple lawmakers all weekend long about the measure.

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Fox News was also called one senior House Democratic lawmaker expressed concern about the influence pro -Israel interest groups have over the Democratic caucus, prompting debate on a resolution to condemn anti-Semitism in the first place. Their complaints came in contrast to the push by a trio of Jewish lawmakers who have pushed hardest for the resolution: House Ethics Committee Chairman Ted Deutch, D-Fla., House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Eliot Engel, DNY, and House Appropriations Committee chairwoman Nita Lowey, DN.Y.

One senior House Democrat even suggested the rift in the caucus was emblematic of age-old tensions between Pelosi and House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md

“He’s more AIPAC , “Said the Democrat. “She’s more J Street. The Caucus is more J Street these days. ”That’s a reference to two major, pro-Israel lobbying organizations in Washington.

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The apparent tension comes as freshman Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib – who has been accused of recent anti-Semitic comments – also clashed with party leadership on Wednesday, after joining protesters to say she’d introduce a resolution this month urging the Judiciary Committee to move forward with impeachment proceedings against President Trump. Pelosi has consistently resisted calls to Trump, saying such an effort would be premature.

A senior House Democratic leadership aide, however, disputed the divide between Pelosi and Hoyer.

Lawmakers are also talking about if they should even address the comments by Omar at all.

“Should the House condemn [House Minority Leader] Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., For what he said about George Soros?” Asked one lawmaker who requested to be identified. In 2018, McCarthy tweeted: “We cannot allow Soros, Steyer and Bloomberg to BUY this election! Get out and vote for Republican November 6th. #MAGA. “(Soros, Steyer and Bloomberg all are of Jewish heritage. Rep. Rashida Tlaib joined protesters with CREDO Action and by the People, a new advocacy group pushing for the impeachment of President Trump. Together they urged members of Congress to start impeachment proceedings. (Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib) “/>

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