Some in House GOP broke with party on Omar resolution

Some in House GOP broke with party on Omar resolution

WASHINGTON (AP) — It wasn’t just Democrats who had difficulty remaining unified after one of their most liberal members was accused of anti-Semitism for suggesting that House supporters of Israel have dual allegiances.

Almost two dozen Republicans stirred up a mini-tempest within their party for opposing the Democratic resolution condemning anti-Semitism and other bigotry in a Thursday vote. For them, any worries about the optics of opposing a resolution condemning bigotry and hate were outweighed by their conviction that the resolution was a sham.

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