House Dems will not strip Omar of her committee assignments: report

House Democrats reportedly will not strip Rep. Ilhan OmarIlhan OmarBusiness, conservative groups slam Trump’s national emergency declaration Trump tweets video mocking Dems not cheering during State of the Union Omar: Next president should declare national emergency on climate change ‘on day 1’ MORE (D-Minn.) of her committee assignments after she apologized for tweets suggesting that American lawmakers were motivated to defend Israel by money.

House Majority Leader Steny HoyerSteny Hamilton HoyerWinners and losers in the border security deal Overnight Defense: Trump to sign funding deal, declare national emergency | Shanahan says allies will be consulted on Afghanistan | Dem demands Khashoggi documents On The Money: Trump to sign border deal, declare emergency to build wall | Senate passes funding bill, House to follow | Dems promise challenge to emergency declaration MORE (D-Md.) told Roll Call that "of course" Democrats would not strip Omar of committee assignments like Republicans did to Rep. Steve KingSteven (Steve) Arnold KingConstitutional conservatives need to oppose the national emergency Democrats need someone in ‘the Ojeda lane’ Pence on push to remove Omar from committee: Steve King saw ‘consequences’ MORE (R-Iowa) after he questioned how terms like "white supremacy" became offensive.

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“I don’t think she’s anti-Semitic,” Hoyer reportedly said. “She did apologize. The key will be that when we make a mistake like that, conscious or unconscious, that we don’t repeat it. That will be the proof of the pudding.”

House Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-S.C.) also reportedly said he doesn’t think extra action is needed, given that Omar apologized.

Omar is currently on the House Foreign Affairs and Education and Labor committees.

The freshman lawmaker sparked backlash Sunday when she retweeted journalist Glenn Greenwald responding to a story about House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthyKevin Owen McCarthyMandatory E-Verify: The other border wall Bret Stephens: Would love to see Hannity react when Dem declares climate change emergency Democrats veer left as Trump cements hold on Republicans MORE (R-Calif.) promising "action" against her and fellow Rep. Rashida TlaibRashida Harbi TlaibFuror over Omar puts spotlight on AIPAC Democratic voters more opposed to border deal's provisions than Republicans Ocasio-Cortez, other progressive freshmen to oppose border bill MORE (D-Mich.) over their critical views on Israel.

"It's all about the Benjamins baby," Omar tweeted.

Omar then tweeted that the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) was paying American politicians to support Israel.

She apologized Monday for using "anti-Semitic tropes," but stood by her criticism of AIPAC.

"At the same time, I reaffirm the problematic role of lobbyists in our politics, whether it be AIPAC, the [National Rifle Association] or the fossil fuel industry. It's gone on too long and we must be willing to address it," Omar wrote.

House Minority Whip Steve ScaliseStephen (Steve) Joseph ScaliseTexas man with politician hit list, illegally 3D printed rifle sentenced to eight years The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by the American Academy of HIV Medicine - Will there be any last-minute shutdown drama? Dems escalate gun fight a year after Parkland MORE (La.) was the only Republican House leader to explicitly call for her to be removed from committee assignments.

"Good that some Dems have condemned the disgraceful anti-Semitic remarks of Rep. Omar—but their words are empty unless Dem leaders remove her from the Foreign Affairs Committee. No one with her anti-Semitic views should be allowed to represent US foreign policy on that committee," he said in a tweet.