Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota is calling on other members of Congress to visit Israel while she and Rep. Rashida Tlaib cannot.
The Washington Post’s Michael Gerson and Karen Tumulty join Amna Nawaz to discuss the latest in politics, including our analysis of upcoming 2020 Senate races and potential candidates, the controversy over Israel’s barring a visit from Reps. Omar and Tlaib,…
Israel barred Tlaib and another congresswoman from visiting Jerusalem and the West Bank over their support for the international boycott movement, but said Tlaib could visit her relatives in the West Bank on humanitarian grounds.
By Joseph Krauss, Isaac Scharf, Associated Press
Israel says it will bar two U.S. congresswomen from entering the country. At President Trump's urging, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reversed his earlier decision to allow Reps. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan, both Muslims critical of…
By Ilan Ben Zion, Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
The newly-elected Muslim members of Congress are outspoken critics of Israel's treatment of the Palestinians.
By Laurie Kellman, Associated Press
The alterna-squad consists of women possessing deep military and intelligence experience, now voices of moderation in a party often portrayed as veering sharply left.
In our news wrap Friday, President Trump defended supporters at his North Carolina rally who chanted “Send her back!” about Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., an American citizen who was born in Somalia whom he attacked on Twitter earlier this week.
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week’s political news, including President Trump’s attack on four congresswomen of color, the Republican response to Trump’s controversial rhetoric, whether race politics is…
By Associated Press
"People of very different nationalities have contributed to the strength of the American people," Merkel told reporters.
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