With US presidential elections fast approaching the Democratic Party could have a hard time uniting as it dithers in dealing with Trump.
Muslim American lawmaker is the target of an aggressive smear campaign, but she’s not taking the punches lying down.
US lawmaker Ilhan Omar says no one "can threaten" her "unwavering love for America" after President Donald Trump retweeted video against her.
Protesting Democratic congresswoman Ilhan Omar's visit to Los Angeles, a sizeable Latino community is vocal in its support for US President Donald Trump.
Hours after one of his supporters was arrested for threatening to kill the Minnesota congresswoman, the US president attacked the lawmaker at a meeting of Jewish Republicans.
Israel's PM Netanyahu devoted part of his AIPAC speech to US congresswoman Ilhan Omar's tweet in which she suggested Jewish lobbies use money to influence governments. Omar criticised his speech for ignoring mosque and synagogue massacres.
More Democrats seeking the 2020 presidency are pulling out of attending next week’s AIPAC conference - a sign that support for the bipartisan lobbying group could be fading.
The first female Muslim lawmaker in America, Omar has been receiving hateful comments and criticism for questioning the role of pro-Israeli lobbies in US politics.
Although a Gallup study reports that overall American support for Israel has fallen 5 percentage points compared to 2018’s poll, 59 percent of Americans still have high sympathy for the zionist state.
The one-sided 407-23 vote Thursday belied the emotional infighting over how to respond to freshman Rep. lIhan Omar's recent comments suggesting House supporters of Israel have dual allegiances.
Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the House will vote on a resolution against anti-Semitism, anti-Islamophobia and other forms of hate after Jewish groups expressed concern over comments made by freshman Democrat Ilhan Omar.
“No one should be attacked for criticising AIPAC, certainly not the esteemed Congresswoman Omar. She should be lauded for differentiating between Jews and Zionists,” statement by anti-Zionist Jewish group Neturei Karta International says.
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