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Trump wants US-Somali congresswoman to resign

United States President, Donald Trump wants US-Somali Congresswoman, Ilhan Omar to resign over her tweets which implied US lawmakers only support Israel because of lobby money.

 

The Minnesota Democrat, who is also the first American-Somali to be elected to the US Congress, has apologised for the tweets.

 

She faced widespread condemnation for suggesting the American Israel Public Affairs Committee was buying influence for pro-Israel policies.

 

Republicans and Democrats alike said the tweets stoked anti-Semitic tropes about Jewish people and money.

 

Trump however called her apology “lame”.

 

 

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