Israel war: AOC, Ilhan Omar, and Rashida Tlaib’s antisemitic remarks in spotlight after Hamas attacks

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As war rages between Israel and the terrorist organization Hamas following the group’s fatal weekend attack on Israeli civilians, comments made by a few House Democrats regarding the region have been thrust back into the spotlight.

Since the attacks on Saturday, the death toll has risen to roughly 1,600, with Israel reporting about 900 deaths and Gaza 680.

Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), Ilhan Omar (D-MN), and Rashida Tlaib (D-MI), who are members of the group known as the “Squad,” have been criticized for statements that were considered antisemitic. Some representatives have further been accused of showing sympathy for Hamas and other terrorist organizations.

Here are some comments from Ocasio-Cortez, Omar, and Tlaib regarding the region.

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