WATCH: Trump Calls For Ilhan Omar to Resign After “Lame” and Insincere Apology

President Trump spoke out regarding newly-elected Rep. Ilhan Omar, who was forced to apologize on Monday, for her anti-Semitic comments and tweets.

City Pages reported that United States Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar, a Minnesotan among the first Muslim women in Congress, has long been critical of the way Israel’s government runs things.

In fact, a lot of liberal Democrats are. She and others have endorsed a measure called the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement — BDS — which is supposed to economically pressure the Israeli government into changing the way it treats Palestinians.

This has gotten a lot of flack from Republicans, including House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy. He proposed Democratic leaders sanction Omar and fellow Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib, calling their stances anti-Semitic. McCarthy himself has been accused of anti-Semitism in his tweets about prominent Jewish men allegedly attempting to “buy” elections.

But on Sunday, Omar retweeted a comment about McCarthy from journalist Glenn Greenwald, which said it was “stunning” the amount of time “US political leaders spend defending a foreign nation even if it means attacking free speech rights of Americans.”

Omar retweeted with the added comment with a quote from Puff Daddy: “It’s all about the Benjamins baby.”

The reaction was swift and critical. Twitter users joined McCarthy in accusing Omar of anti-Semitism — notably just a few weeks after she’d apologized for another tweet she’d posted in 2012, which accused Israel of having “hypnotized” the world.

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President Trump called Omar’s apology “lame” is calling on her to resign.

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