Rep. Van Duyne to Newsmax: Democrats ‘Anti-Semitic Rhetoric’ Causing Problems

Rep. Beth Van Duyne, R-Texas, told Newsmax on Monday that “anti-Israel,” “anti-Jewish,” and “antisemitic” rhetoric from the Democratic Party was “causing a lot of problems.”

“When we look at [sic] the Jewish population being 2% of the total population, but when we look at hate crimes, nearly 60% of all hate crimes are antisemitic hate crimes,” Van Duyne said. “You have to understand why members … of our community are feeling isolated.”

The comments from the Texas congresswoman on “The Chris Salcedo Show” come after an 11-hour hostage situation took place within Van Duyne’s district in Colleyville, Texas, on Saturday, according to The New York Times.

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