House Democrats are considering retaliation against two top US and Israeli diplomats in response to Israel's decision to block Minnesota, Republican Ilhan Omar and Michigan's Recipe Rashida Tleib from entering the country.
Top Democratic members of Congress are considering legislative action against Ron Dermer, Israel's ambassador to Washington, and David Friedman, US ambassador to Israel, according to McClatch. [
ISRAELI MINISTER USES TLAIB FOR CONSIDERATION A JOURNEY SAYS "IT'S HATE FOR ISRAEL" DISCHARGES "LOVE FOR HIS GRANDMOTHER,
Inspector v. Friedman.
Meanwhile, Plaibe's 90-year-old grandmother, Mufti Thleib, who lives on the West Bank, uses fiery tongues as he tears President Trump out for his comments about a forbidden trip: "Trump tells me that I could be happy that Rashid did not "Let God destroy it."
Earlier this week, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu quoted Omar and Tleib's statements against Israel, saying it would block her and another congresswoman. to enter Israel as part of a planned trip. [1
ILHAN OMAR RECOGNIZES NO RESOLUTION ON THE PROVISION OF A MUSLIM BAN AS ORDERING THE DECISION TO BLOCK ISRAEL'S VISIT
And Omar, Omar, and Omar, Omar, Omar They are also outspoken critics of Israel and have voiced support for the country's boycotts.
However, while blocking the planned trip, the Israeli government has said it will accept a humanitarian request from Tleib to visit Palestinian grandmother. But on Friday, Tleib said he would not travel to the West Bank to visit his family, even though he had received permission earlier than the Israeli Interior Minister.
Trump refutes the decision of Thleib not to attend for humanitarian reasons.
"Rep. Tleib wrote a letter to Israeli officials desperate to visit her grandmother, "Trump tweeted on Friday. "Permission was quickly granted, after which Tlaib disgustingly refused approval, full setup. The only real winner here is Tleib's grandmother. She doesn't have to see her now!
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Netanyahu said that Tlaib and Omar's route "revealed that they were planning a visit whose sole purpose was to strengthen the boycott against us and deny Israel's legitimacy. "He said Israel welcomed critics except those who supported the boycott of the Jewish state.
Omar and Tleib planned to visit Jerusalem and the West Bank on a tour organized by a Palestinian organization aimed at highlighting the plight of the Palestinians. 19659005] Ron Blitz and Brie Stimson and The Associated Press contributed to this report.