I presume he didn’t mean it as it sounds, but I would hope that Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., could pick his words a little more carefully when discussing Israel:
Twenty-two members voted present, including Keith Ellison, D-Minn., one of two Muslim members. Ellison said he supported Israel’s rights but the measure did not do enough to encourage peace. “Hopefully we can urge this Congress to not simply declare its support of its ally but . . . actually move its ally and the rest of the region toward a more durable, sustainable, final solution to this conflict,” he said.