Watch : Rep John Yarmuth, who is Jewish, on why he wasn’t censured, says “I’m neither Black, nor female, nor a Muslim”

Watch : Rep John Yarmuth, who is Jewish, on why he wasn’t censured, says “I’m neither Black, nor female, nor a Muslim”

June 15, 2021

(background to interview comments)

Eva McKend of Spectrum News, DC Congressional Correspondent interviews Congressman John Yarmuth (who is Jewish)

On Ilhan Omar,  he says

“A lot of my colleagues overreacted to her remarks.”

She asked him why he thinks he wasn’t named in censure resolution, though he’s been similarly critical of Israel.

“I’m neither Black, nor female, nor a Muslim.”

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