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A progressive Democratic congressman, who is often aligned with Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), criticized her on Monday for taking policy positions that “would have led to even more dead Israelis and more dead Palestinians.”
Rep. Ritchie Torres (D-NY) responded to a comment Omar made on Friday, when she asked him, “How many more killings is enough for you?” regarding his support for Israel in its war against the terrorist group Hamas.
“Is it 1,000 more, 2,000 more, 3,000? How many more Palestinians would make you happy if they died?” she asked at a press conference. “Would you be fine if all of the people of Gaza were gone? Would that make you happy? Would that be the thing that makes you proud? And maybe that’s the question you should ask Ritchie: How many more Palestinian lives is he comfortable with?”
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