House Republicans vote to remove Omar from Foreign Affairs panel
House Republicans voted on Thursday to remove Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) from the Foreign Affairs Committee, notching a win for Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), who has long vowed to oust the Minnesota Democrat from the panel.
The chamber approved the resolution in a party-line 218-211 vote. Rep. Dave Joyce (R-Ohio) voted “present.”
The resolution — sponsored by first-term Rep. Max Miller (R-Ohio), who is Jewish — lists a number of remarks Omar has made in the past that Republicans say are antisemitic. It argues that the congresswoman “disqualified herself” from serving...