UPDATE: The House of Representatives passed a resolution on March 7 that was initially drafted in response to Representative Ilhan Omar’s comments against the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), which is commonly known as the Israel lobby. It morphed considerably as a result of outrage from progressive Democrats and
Democratic Party leaders in Congress made an example out of Muslim Representative Ilhan Omar, a Democrat from Minnesota, and forced her to apologize for tweets she sent against the influence of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) over elected United States officials. The messages about the pro-Israel lobby were
Bernie Sanders, who was denied the opportunity to address AIPAC remotely, gave a speech in Utah, which sharply contrasted with Clinton’s speech.
Hillary Clinton spoke at the pro-Israel AIPAC policy conference and praised students on “the front lines of the battle” against the nonviolent BDS movement.