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House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) said Saturday he intends to make good on his promise to kick Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) off the House Foreign Affairs Committee when the GOP takes control of Congress next year.

McCarthy made the comments while speaking at the high-profile Republican Jewish Coalition’s 2022 leadership meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada, an annual conference of prominent Jewish conservatives led by Dr. Miriam Adelson, widow of the late casino magnate Sheldon Adelson. The House GOP leader’s remarks come two days after his party reclaimed the lower chamber of Congress, placing McCarthy one step closer to clinching the speaker’s gavel.

“We watched antisemitism grow, not just on our campuses, but we’ve watched it grow in the halls of Congress,” McCarthy told the crowd before referencing Omar directly. Read more…