Most Democrats declined to vote for a resolution declaring ‘anti-Zionism is antisemitism’

Democratic Rep. Jerry Nadler of New York urged his colleagues to vote “present” on the resolution. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images

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105 Democrats voted no or “present” on a resolution that declared “anti-Zionism is antisemitism.”Many took issue with that idea, pointing out that some Jews are anti-Zionist themselves.Rep. Jerry Nadler, the most senior Jewish House lawmaker, said the resolution was “factually wrong.” Advertisement

105 House Democrats on Tuesday declined to vote for a resolution condemning antisemitism, pointing to language that equates it with anti-Zionism.

The final vote was 311-14, with 13 Democrats and one Republican voting against the resolution.

With 92 Democrats voting “present” on the resolution, most of the caucus ultimately did not support it.

On Monday, Democratic Rep. Jerry Nadler



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