These are extremely strong words by the President. President Trump publicly lambasted the Democratic party in this way in response to their inability to pass a resolution that condemns antisemitism. Congressman Kinzinger (IL) said it straight out in the Fox news video below “The Democrats can’t agree to condemn antisemitism”.
The Antisemitism Bill that the Democrats Couldn’t Pass
The original bill that was going to put up for a vote was worded “that the House of Representatives condemns antisemitic acts and statements as hateful expressions of intolerance that are contradictory to the values that define the people of the United States”. But the Democratic leadership could not get support for that bill! The fact that it directly called out the antisemitic statement of Congresswoman Omar was unacceptable to many Democrats.
Instead, the bill was changed to include a wide range of bigotry victims, making no direct connection at all to the horrendous Jew-hating comments of Congresswoman Omar. The new bill was expanded to include “Jews, Muslims, Hindus, Sikhs, the LGBT community, immigrants and others with verbal attacks, incitement
Hence, President Trump’s statement and Congressman Kinziger’s statement.
It is not just the bill. Democratic House leader Nancy Pelosi disgraced herself by defending Omar’s horrendous Jew hating comments by saying that “Ilhan Omar Did Not Understand ‘Weight Of The Words’ she used. Really?
Even fellow Democrats were shocked by the failed Democratic leadership in standing up to Congresswoman Omar. Democrat from Florida Ted Deutsch said on the House floor: “when one of our colleagues invokes the classic antisemitic language that Jews control the world, that Jews care only about money, that Jews cannot be loyal Americans if they also support Israel, this too must be condemned.”
Democratic Party Pivot
You already hear the pivot talking points of the Democrats. When anyone is asked about Omar’s Jew-hating comments, calling out Jews on “dual-loyalty”, Democrats ignore the main point and pivot to responding that it