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Muslim congresswoman, Israel critic Ilhan Omar, removed from House committee

The Minnesota congresswoman has received criticism from Republicans and pro-Israel groups over the years for her statements on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, but many Democrats and pro-Palestine organizations support her.
U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) leaves her office at the Longworth House Office Building on February 02, 2023 in Washington, DC. House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) has announced he plans to hold a vote on a resolution to remove Omar from the House Foreign Affairs Committee. (Photo by Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images)

Muslim Congresswoman Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., was removed from the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Thursday. 

House Resolution 76 narrowly passed with 218 yay votes to 211 nays. The resolution was introduced on Tuesday by Congressman Max Miller, R-Ohio. The vote was split down party lines, with Republicans voting for the resolution and Democrats voting against it.

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