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"News. I'm Audie Cornish. And Mary Louise Kelley house. Democrats took the unusual step today of denouncing one of their own freshmen congresswoman Ilhan, Omar, the Minnesota democrat is one of the first two Muslim women elected to serve in congress. She's facing scrutiny for comments that both her allies and her critics consider antisemitic in a statement today. House speaker Nancy Pelosi and other top leaders asserted Democrats support for Israel and pressured Omar to apologize and pure Susan Davis joins us from the capital. Hi there. Neither what prompted this rebuke from house, democratically. Liters? So congresswoman Omar is part of this young really diverse freshman class of lawmakers who"