After facing weeks of criticism for military remarks on Israel and the World Trade Center attacks, 19459003 US Rep. Ilhan Omar tweeted "Happy Passover."
"Happy Passover to all who are celebrating!" The freshman Democrat from Minnesota wrote Friday.
"The story of Passover has resonated with and given hope to so many Jewish families in times of oppression, ” she wrote a separate tweet. "Wishing those celebrating in Minnesota and around the world Chag Kasher v'sameyach – a happy Passover.
Omar drew the ire of President Trump and other critics after she features the 9/1
Earlier this year, the Muslim lawmaker suggested lawmakers and activists who support Israel" allegiance to a foreign country. "Among critics who denounced the statement, Rep. Eliot Engel (DN.Y.) said she was "invoking a lot of anti-Semitic slur." And in February, Omar came under fire for tweeting, "It's all about Benjamin's baby," suggesting politicians who support Israel only do so for money.