HOUSE OVERWHELMINGLY PASSES BROAD MEASURE CONDEMNING HATE IN RESPONSE TO REP. ILHAN OMAR'S ALLEGED ANTI-SEMITIC COMMENTS
“It’s been a tough, wrenching process, but I think that we have a really emphatic statement of our principles as a Congress,” said Rep. Jamie B. Raskin (D-Md.), a co-author of the resolution. “I don’t know that members want to be dragged down into every future statement or controversy that takes place with 535 members of Congress and millions of citizens. . . . But we do have an important value-defining and principle-clarifying role, and I think we lived up to that today.”
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