Rep. Byron Donalds, R-Fla., and Rep. Anna Paulina Luna, R-Fla., are still baffled over what transpired on the House floor Thursday, when Democrats including Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., offered emotional responses to Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn. — another member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus — being removed from the House Foreign Affairs Committee.
In their speeches, both Ocasio-Cortez and Tlaib suggested that racial discrimination was at the heart of Omar’s committee removal — but not her controversial comments from the last few years, which were deemed antisemitic by some congressional lawmakers this week.
The Democrats “like to play the race card because they have no other argument,” Donalds told Newsmax Friday evening, while appearing with Luna on “Eric Bolling The Balance.”
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