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Tensions boil over as Dem leader Hoyer blasts Ocasio-Cortez, Omar, Tlaib at AIPAC

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer brought down the house at the AIPAC conference over the weekend when he went after freshman House Democrats for criticizing America’s strong ties with Israel.

Hoyer addressed the American Israel Public Affairs Committee’s annual conference on Sunday and took aim at freshman House Reps. Ilhan Omar, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Rashida Tlaib, three members of a coalition of Justice Democrats, who’ve argued AIPAC pays politicians to control the federal government.

Omar, who became the first Muslim woman in Congress alongside Tlaib, was forced to apologize in February for posts to Twitter alleging pro-Israel policies in Congress are “all about the Benjamins,” but House leaders failed to muster support for a stronger statement against her anti-Semitic remarks.

Hoyer provided that statement Sunday.

Hoyer told the AIPAC conference he “stands with Israel, proudly and unapologetically.”

Read the full story from The American Mirror

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