Yarmuth defends Omar after GOP ousts her from foreign affairs panel for past antisemitic remarks

BY: and - February 3, 2023

Former U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth, a Democrat from Louisville, defended Rep. Ilhan Omar Thursday after the House voted along party lines to remove the Minnesota Democrat from the Foreign Affairs Committee for past antisemitic statements. In a Twitter thread, Yarmuth wrote, “I served with Ilhan Omar and spoke to her about her attitude about Jews […]