Pence Rips Omar’s ‘Inadequate’ Apology For Tweets Criticized As Anti-Semitic

Vice President Mike Pence at the Pentagon on Aug. 9, 2018. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer.

Vice President Pence on Tuesday chastised Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), calling her recent tweets that were condemned as anti-Semitic “a disgrace,” and her subsequent apology “inadequate.”

“Anti-Semitism has no place in the United States Congress, much less the Foreign Affairs Committee,” Pence tweeted. “Those who engage in anti-Semitic tropes should not just be denounced, they should face consequences for their words.”

The vice president’s condemnation echoed that of President Trump, who earlier Tuesday dismissed Omar’s apology as “lame” and called for her resignation.


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