McCarthy was speaking Saturday to the annual Republican Jewish Coalition conference in Las Vegas.
Members of “The Squad” – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, and Ayanna Pressley – were among 30 signatories on the letter urging Biden to calm tensions.
Rep. Ilhan Omar condemned the comments made by Donald Trump in a recent interview with Mehdi Hasan.
In one week, AIPAC’s opponents were handed a tidy critique of the group’s approach: AIPAC spent millions of dollars to defeat Jewish royalty, but not a dime to unseat Omar.
Omar defeated Don Samuels by a narrow margin of less than 3,000 votes, making this her tightest race yet as she seeks a third term in the House of Representatives.
Jewish Rep. Andy Levin from Michigan was one of the 17 Congress members arrested at the protest, and the only male one to have attended.
"I think it's really important for us to have eyes on what happened with Shireen Abu Akleh in Palestine, she was killed by Israeli forces," said Ocasio-Cortez.
The bill calls to establish an official means for the US to recognize and remember the Nakba —The establishment of Israel and the exodus of Palestinians caused by the 1948 War of Independence.
Ilhan Omar went on an apparently unofficial trip to Pakistan where she met with a number of officials including ousted PM Imran Khan.
The death of Palestinian-American Omar Abdalmajeed As’ad exposes the problem of how the actions of low-ranking IDF soldiers can carry significant strategic ramifications.