Dem Congressman Comes to Rep. Omar’s Defense: I Wouldn’t Take Her Tweets as Anti-Semitic


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Democratic New York Congressman Dan Kildee came to the defense of Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) on her latest tweets about Jewish people’s influence over members of Congress.
“Well I haven’t seen those comments and obviously that’s not something I would agree with or associate myself with,” Kildee began. “I assume she’s using the vernacular saying it’s just about money.” CNN’s John Berman said that is the problem many people have with her tweets and can be seen as “veiled anti-semitism.” “I wouldn’t take it anti-semitism,” Kildee replied. “When it comes to issues around foreign policy or comes to issues specifically with Israel, there are a lot of interests, a lot of folks who make campaign contributions based on a person’s position on Israel,” adding people have to be Continue reading "Dem Congressman Comes to Rep. Omar’s Defense: I Wouldn’t Take Her Tweets as Anti-Semitic"

House Democrat on Trump’s Letter to Pelosi: He’s Acting Like a ‘Man-Baby’


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President Donald Trump is acting like a “man-baby” with his letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, says Congressman Dan Kildee (D-MI). “We’re ready to take up any legislation that the president may sign or any legislation with sufficient votes to pass it without the President’s signature,” he told MSNBC’s Katy Tur. “This is the president essentially being a man-baby all over again.” The White House told reporters that the president had canceled Pelosi’s trips abroad in “tit-for-tat” reaction to Pelosi’s decision to postpone the President’s State of the Union address. Kildee called that a “ridiculous” statement. “I will tell you this: [Pelosi] is a woman who’ll take all responsibilities extraordinary,” he said. “He works hard — she works harder than anybody here on the globe. President Trump should take a lesson from her. If he worked that hard, he would not have and we would not have a Continue reading "House Democrat on Trump’s Letter to Pelosi: He’s Acting Like a ‘Man-Baby’"