What happens when the 'Squad' goes to Palestine? | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

What happens when the 'Squad' goes to Palestine?

Ever since being elected late last year, four progressive women - Palestinian-American Rashida Tlaib, Somali-American Ilhan Omar, African-American Ayana Pressley, and Hispanic-American Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez - have shaken up the rather staid halls of Congress.

Tlaib and Omar have championed views never espoused by Democratic members, with both endorsing the BDS movement and Tlaib even endorsing a one-state solution.

When the liberal Jewish lobby group, J Street, consequently threatened to withdraw its support for Tlaib, she didn’t back down, as members have always done before; she stuck to her guns.

Omar, in particular, has excoriated the Israel lobby and its toxic impact on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Her “all about the Benjamins” tweet drew the ire of most major national pro-Israel organisations as well as many Democratic and Republican opinion-makers.

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