Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tore into Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after he announced he would not permit Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib entry for an upcoming trip to Israel and the Palestinian territories.
“[Members of Congress] are frequently asked to visit Israel to ‘see things for ourselves,’ ” Ocasio-Cortez tweeted. “But Netanyahu choosing to ban the only 2 Muslim women in Congress from entering tells the US that only *some* Americans are welcome to Israel, not all.”
Ocasio-Cortez said in a later tweet that Netanyahu’s “discriminatory decision” to ban Omar and Tlaib entry “harms [international] diplomacy,” and vowed not to plan any trips to Israel “until all members of Congress are allowed.”
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