Rep. Omar says she wasn't equating US, Israel and terrorists

A dozen Jewish House Democrats publicly complained Omar was unjustifiably likening the U.S. and Israel with terrorist groups.


WASHINGTON — Rep. Ilhan Omar tried edging away Thursday from a bitter fight with Jewish Democratic lawmakers who'd accused her of likening the U.S. and Israel to Hamas and Afghanistan's Taliban, saying her remarks were “in no way equating terrorist organizations with democratic...