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Ilhan Omar: West Bank and Rashida Tlaib

ilhan omar: Rashida Tlaib of Michigan and Ilhan Omar of Minnesota from visiting appeared to be unprecedented, according to CTV. It marked a deep foray by Israel into America's bitterly polarized politics and a sharp escalation of Israel's campaign against the international boycott movement. The move to bar Reps. The two newly-elected Muslim members of Congress are outspoken critics of Israel's treatment of the Palestinians and have repeatedly sparred with Trump over a range of issues. They had planned to visit Jerusalem and the West Bank on a tour organized by a Palestinian organization aimed at highlighting the plight of the Palestinians. Tlaib's family immigrated to the United States from the West Bank, where she still has close relatives. ( As reported in the news.