WATCH: Ocasio-Cortez defends Ilhan Omar on House floor | #shorts
Lawmakers held a debate ahead of a vote that eventually lead to Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar being removed from the House Foreign Affairs Committee. In the debate, some Democrats said the GOP was targeting Omar based on her race and religion. Some Republican lawmakers argued that Omar should not be in the committee based on past anti-Israel comments.
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