Nadler Condemns ‘Growing Anti-Semitism’ in Dem Party Amid Trump’s Spat With Omar, Tlaib

Jerrold Nadler
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House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) condemned the “growing” anti-Jewish sentiment growing in his party after President Donald Trump‘s controversial “disloyalty” remarks.

In a tweet published late Thursday afternoon, Nadler took aim at the president, blasting Trump’s recent “disloyalty” comments as an “anti-Semitic trope.”

He also torched freshman firebrand Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) and Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) for sharing a cartoon that has a “vile underlying message.”

“The growing anti-Semitism in our political dialogue is repugnant. [Trump’s] comments about disloyalty are a vicious and dangerous anti-Semitic trope,” wrote Nadler. “And the Carlos Latuff cartoon forwarded by [Tlaib] and [Omar] can surely be read for its vile underlying message.”

The cartoon that the House Judiciary chairman was referring to depicted both Omar and Tlaib being physically silenced by what appears to be Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, respectively.

A Star of David is drawn between the two pairs of officials with three sentences written above it.

“The more they try to silence us, our voices rise. The more they try to weaken us, the stronger we become. The more they try to discredit us, the truth prevails.”

Nadler’s tweet came after the president’s comments.

As IJR Blue previously reported, while speaking to reporters earlier this week, Trump said that he believes that “any Jewish people that vote for a Democrat, I think it shows either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty.”

Additionally, as IJR Red noted, Tlaib and Omar were barred from entering Israel last week as they were planning a trip to the West Bank. Both of the congresswomen have supported the pro-Palestinian Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement.

Under Israeli law, a person can be banned from the Jewish state for supporting the BDS movement.

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James
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Nadler appears to do more talking than acting. IF he is so up tight about the anti-Semitic comments from the Muslims in the House, WHY haven’t they been called on the carpet and politely asked to tone it down; or better yet, censured for their anti-Israeli, anti-American blather? We can only hope their constituents have awakened to reality and will vote them (AOC,Omar, Pressley, Tlaib) out of Office in 2020. America needs true red-blooded Americans as representatives in D.C..

Screwtape
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Now we know what will get Nadless’s back up.

On the other hand it gives him a chance to swing at Trump while undercutting his party’s “leaders”.

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