Last week, anti-Semitic U.S. Congresswoman Ilhan Omar was supposed to be censured by her fellow members of the U.S. House Of Representatives for repeatedly making anti-Semitic remarks on Twitter. At the last moment, in an attempt to distract from the anti-Semitic remarks made by the Democrat lawmaker, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) capitulated. The House resolution that was supposed to be directed solely at the anti-Semitic lawmaker, was re-written to be a more inclusive resolution that broadly condemned every type of bigotry, except bigotry against White Americans.
Rep. Liz Cheney (R-MT) blasted the Democrat lawmakers in a statement:
Today’s resolution vote was a sham put forward by Democrats to avoid condemning one of their own and denouncing vile anti-Semitism.
While I stand wholeheartedly against discrimination outlined in this resolution, the language before the House today did not address the issue that is front and center.
Rep. Omar’s comments were wrong and she has proven multiple times that she embodies a vile, hate-filled, anti-Semitic, anti-Israel bigotry. She deserves to be rebuked, by name and removed from the House Foreign Affairs Committee so that there is no mistake about the values and priorities that the House stands for.
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For Democratic leadership to kowtow to their radical members and refuse to offer legislative language that criticizes Rep. Omar’s statements in the strongest possible manner confirms what we already knew: that their party is controlled by far-left extremists who can’t even muster the courage to stand up to blatant anti-Semitism.
This is a sad day for the House and Democrats’ lack of action is fully responsible for bringing us to this unfortunate moment.
Muslim lawmakers Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) and Rep. Andre Carson (D-IN) applauded the Democrats for twisting the resolution into something it was never intended to be. The openly anti-Semitic lawmaker who started the firestorm, Ilhan Omar (D-MN) took a victory lap following the passing of the resolution that was supposed to censure her anti-Semitic remarks. Omar called the passing of the resolution “historic.” Before Omar even mention the “anti-Semitism” portion of the resolution, she proudly announces,” This is the first time we have voted on a resolution condemning Anti-Muslim bigotry in our nation’s history.”
Our nation is having a difficult conversation, but we believe this is great progress. pic.twitter.com/gSua9a8mki
— Rep. Ilhan Omar (@Ilhan) March 7, 2019
Muslim Rep. Andre Carson, who once said we need to make America’s public schools more like the Islamic madrassas, also rejoiced over the condemnation of “anti-Muslim hate” in the resolution, completely twisting the intent of the resolution intended to address the anti-Semitic remarks of his fellow Muslim lawmaker.
After more than a decade in Congress, this was my first opportunity to vote on a resolution that condemned anti-Muslim hate. As a Muslim-American, this is an important step in the right direction — to condemn hate in all its forms.
— André Carson (@RepAndreCarson) March 7, 2019
In 2012, at an Islamic Circle of North America convention, Andre said America’s schools should be modeled after Qur’anic madrassas, where the foundation is the Quran.
Moments later he warned undercover law enforcement skulking around the event looking for ‘secret meetings’ that “I say to those, who are here, undercover… ‘Allah will not allow you to stop us.'”
We must continue these tough but productive discussions about difficult topics— including Palestine and Israel. They won’t be easy, but we must have them in order to steer our nation in the right direction.
Here’s a portion of the Hartford, CT speech at the Islamic Circle of N. America:
Carson reminded everyone that just because Omar has been outed as an anti-Semite, doesn’t mean that Congress shouldn’t continue with the discussions about Palestine and Israel. The Muslim lawmaker reminded everyone that the conversations are necessary, “in order to steer our nation in the right direction.” “Steer our nation in the right direction?” What direction would that be, Andre—away from our relationship with Israel?”
We must continue these tough but productive discussions about difficult topics— including Palestine and Israel. They won't be easy, but we must have them in order to steer our nation in the right direction.
— André Carson (@RepAndreCarson) March 7, 2019
Carson speaking at the Islamic Circle of North America conference in Baltimore, MD May 24, 2014, told his audience that they need to get more engaged and take a more active role in politics. The Muslim congressman explained that by using organizations like CAIR (a designated terror-organization), that Muslims can become an “incubator” for future lawmakers in America including a future President of the United States.
After Imran Awan, a Muslim Pakistani IT aide to several top House Democrats was caught stealing equipment and data from members of Congress; it was discovered that he still had an active, secret email tied to Rep. Andre Carson. After learning that Awan was the subject of a criminal investigation and that he was banned from the House computer network by the Capitol Police, U.S. Congressman Andre Carson refused to fire Awan.
In July 2017, it was announced that Imran Awan, the Muslim Pakistan-born IT vendor to several top House Democrats was under investigation since February, was arrested allegedly trying to flee the United States.
Awan had been a staffer for Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) and other top congressional Democrats since 2004.
UPI reports more than 24 different Democratic House offices used Awan’s services. Awan’s time with Wasserman Schultz included her entire tenure as chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee. Estimates are that Awan and his family received more than $4 million from House Democrats since 2009.
Awan was still employed by Wasserman Schultz’s office until he was arrested at Dulles International Airport despite his being publicly under investigation for what appear to be embezzlement and fraud allegations. Authorities moved in for the arrest as Awan tried to make his way out of the country via Dulles International Airport
According to the Daily Caller – The former IT aide still had an active, secret email account on the House computer system, even though he has been banned from the congressional network because of a criminal investigation into the alleged cybersecurity violations.
Imran Awan’s still-active email address was discovered to be linked to the name of a House staffer who specializes in intelligence and homeland security matters for Indiana Democratic Rep. André Carson. Court documents and emails obtained by TheDCNF show Awan used the address [email protected] in addition to his standard [email protected] account.
Authorities apparently did not realize Awan has a second account that is not linked to his identity. While his main email address began rejecting mail after it was shut down, the 123 address was still accepting mail Tuesday.
Mail sent via Gmail fills in the name of the account-holder of 123 as Nathan Bennett, whose LinkedIn profile says his individual legislative portfolio covers “national security and foreign affairs” and includes work on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.
The member Bennett works for, Carson, is a member of both the House Intelligence and House Homeland Security Committees, and previously employed Awan. – Center for Security Policy
Carson had employed Awan since 2015 and did not fire him when his office learned Awan was the subject of an investigation in September. He also did not fire Awan immediately after he was banned from the House computer network by Capitol Police in February. Of the 13 House Democrats who employed Awan, only two — Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Rep. Marcia Fudge — waited longer than Carson to fire him after the red flags emerged, payroll records show.
Until last year, email addresses were created by individual offices, but now members have to request HIR to set up new addresses. Carson’s office is not showing any concern that an indicted IT guy apparently set up a secret email address using the name of his deputy chief of staff, who is also his top intelligence staffer, and that the account is still active. Since the account was still accepting emails as of Tuesday afternoon, it appears Carson’s office has not alerted anyone of the security vulnerability.
A Democratic IT aide, speaking on the condition of anonymity because of job concerns, told TheDCNF that Awan and Carson used to play video games together in Carson’s office and that he had been teaching Carson a foreign language. Carson’s spokesperson, Jessica Gail, did not dispute either claim.
To summarize, instead of condemning his fellow Muslim lawmaker, Ihan Omar (D-MN), Rep. Andre Carson (D-IN) helps her to push the narrative that the resolution that was intended to censure her anti-Semitic remarks was instead, about addressing “anti-Muslim hate.” Carson believes American schools should be modeled after Islamic religious schools and should be based on the Quran. He also believes Muslims need to do a better job of recruiting other Muslims into positions of government where they can affect our laws. Carson calls on fellow Muslims to act as an “incubator” to grow more Muslim lawmakers. Hmmm…could Sharia Law in America be the ultimate goal?