“Nothing I said was meant for that purpose,” said the outspoken critic of Israel in reference to persistent charges of anti-Semitism.
In a July 17 interview with “CBS This Morning,” Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) expressed no regrets for her accusations that the pro-Israel lobby bribes elected officials to support the Jewish state.
“Often times there are things that you might say that might not hold weight for you, but to someone else, the way that we hear and consume information is very different than how the next person might,” said Omar in response to a question about the anti-Semitism scandal that has haunted her since she took office.
“So, you don’t regret your words either?” asked co-host Gayle King.
“I do not,” she answered.
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