Omar Attacks Pelosi for ‘Use of Language’ Against BDS

Rep. Ilhan Omar attacked House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday after the latter criticized the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement in a speech to a pro-Israel group in Washington, DC.

Pelosi told the annual policy conference of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), “We must also be vigilant against bigoted or dangerous ideologies masquerading as policy, and that includes BDS.”

“A condemnation for people that want to exercise their First Amendment rights is beneath any leader, and I hope that we find a better use of language when we are trying to speak as members of Congress that are sworn to protect the Constitution,” Omar later commented.