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Ilhan Omar: Israel's Prime Minister Should Not Even Exist

Jeff Katz
September 17, 2019 - 4:42 pm

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) told CBS' Face the Nation she hopes Israel realizes that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s "existence" prevents peace in the Middle East.

When asked if she would try again to go to Israel if Netanyahu loses in the upcoming election, Omar said, "I certainly hope that the people of Israel make a different decision. And my hope is that they recognize that his existence, his policies, his rhetoric really is contradictory to the peace that we are all hoping that that region receives, and receives soon."