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Here is the (we think) final draft of the House resolution condemning anti-Semitism and other forms of hate. They’ve kept editing it to expand it. They scrapped the version from earlier this afternoon to add references to latinos and the LGBTQ community. docs.house.gov/billsthisweek/…
GOP Rep. Doug Collins is lambasting Dems for taking up a week editing the statement to keep adding more groups.

“I guess since we’re at it why don’t we have Mormons? Why don’t we add Jehovah’s witnesses?”

He said this could have been a simple statement that “hate is hate."
This resolution should pass unanimously. But it’s been a long, awkward week for Nancy Pelosi and Dem leaders who had to balance denouncing anti-Semitism with not appearing to unfairly target a Muslim member, Ilhan Omar, who denies she said anything anti-Semitic.
GOP Rep. Lee Zeldin says everyone knows this resolution is about Ilhan Omar’s comments and if a Republican said what she did they would be named in the resolution.

"I don't believe she is naive. She knows exactly what she is doing."
Oh wow, GOP Rep. Louie Gohmert says he will vote against the resolution and it is “dangerous” that Democrats added references to all forms of hate because anti-Semitism "is a very special kind of hatred that should never be watered down."
I had tentatively pre-written that the House unanimously passed the resolution to denounce all forms of hatred, and I gotta say I did not expect to have to edit that section.
Voting on the resolution now. Unexpectedly it was the Democrats who called for a full recorded vote instead of a voice vote.

Presumably they know their caucus will vote 100% in favor while Ghomert voting no for the GOP looks awkward.
Ghomert is joined by Lee Zeldin and Liz Cheney so far. So that’s three Republicans voting against the anti-anti-Semitism-and-Islamophobia-and-hate-against-everyone resolution.
Well this is going off the rails. In a resolution that literally condemns all form of hatred there are so far 14 no votes. (I think 13 GOP and 1 Dem but we’re trying to catch up as this happens.)
Aaaaand after all this Rep. Ilhan Omar votes yes on the resolution to condemn anti-Semitism.
A whopping 23 House Reps have voted against the anti-hatred resolution. Time has expired but votes still trickling in so the number could change.

Well this day turned out great for everyone.
What an utterly bizarre backfire. This was supposed to be awkward for Democrats because it was an unofficial rebuke of Rep. Ilhan Omar.

Yet in the end Omar voted to condemn anti-Semitism and 26 Republicans (and counting) voted not to.
Ok so after some last minute vote switching the anti-hate resolution passes with 407 in favor, 23 opposed and one (I believe Steve King) voting present.
Here’s our story on the most oddly contentious anti-racism vote you’ll see in Congress. buzzfeednews.com/article/paulmc…
Here are the 23 Republican members who voted no on the resolution (plus Steve King voted present.)
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