Democrat Omar and Republican Zeldin agree to meet to discuss antisemitism, Israel

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Zeldin accepts Omar’s invitation to discuss religious discrimination over Somali tea
by Morgan Gstalter
February 1, 2019

Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-N.Y.) on Friday accepted Rep. Ilhan Omar’s (D-Minn.) invitation to discuss religious discrimination over Somali tea after the two lawmakers traded brbs over social media this week. Zeldin, who is Jewish, on Twitter this week shared a vulgar anti-Semitic voicemail message from a man who wished “Hitler would have done his … job.” “This new VM just came into my office,” Zeldin wrote in a tweet that tagged Omar on Thursday. “This is just another day in my world as an American Jew in Congress. Would love to know what part of this hate filled, anti-Semitic rant you disagree with?” READ MORE

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