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Rep. Al Green, D-Texas, talks with reporters after a meeting of House Democrats in the Capitol on Wednesday, July 17, 2019. Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call

Watch: Trump calls on Rep. Ilhan Omar to resign
 

President Donald Trump called for the resignation of Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar on Tuesday, following days of controversy over a tweet from the congresswoman that was panned as anti-Semitic by both Republicans and Democrats. Omar apologized for the tweet Monday.

“What she said is so deep-seated in her heart that her lame apology … was just not appropriate,” Trump said at a cabinet meeting.

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