Nancy Pelosi rebukes Ilhan Omar for tweet on Israel, Hamas and Taliban

Omar’s tweet stoked controversy for showing to equate the actions of democracies and teams that interact in terrorism

The Home speaker, Nancy Pelosi, issued a rebuke of Ilhan Omar on Thursday, after the outspoken Minnesota congresswoman stated she was a sufferer of “harassment and silencing” by fellow Democrats over a comment in regards to the US, Israel, Afghanistan and Hamas.

“Drawing false equivalencies between democracies just like the US and Israel and teams that interact in terrorism like Hamas and the Taliban foments prejudice and undermines progress towards a way forward for peace and safety for all,” Pelosi stated, in a press release issued with the Home majority chief, Steny Hoyer, and different members of the celebration hierarchy.

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