In the last two weeks, Democrats have handed the President two issues on a golden platter — and it’s already clear he is seizing on them

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Ilhan Omar (D-MN) apologized after receiving backlash from Republicans and fellow Democrats for suggesting congressional support of Israel is fueled by donations from a prominent pro-Israel lobby group.”,”descriptionText”:”Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) apologized after receiving backlash from Republicans and fellow Democrats for suggesting congressional support of Israel is fueled by donations from a prominent pro-Israel lobby group.”},{“title”:”Democratic leaders call on Omar to apologize for remarks”,”duration”:”01:50″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2019/02/11/pelosi-dems-leaders-call-for-omar-apology-crn-manu-raju-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2019/02/11/pelosi-dems-leaders-call-for-omar-apology-crn-manu-raju-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/190206112430-congress-women-wearing-white-2-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2019/02/11/pelosi-dems-leaders-call-for-omar-apology-crn-manu-raju-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”Nancy Pelosi and top democratic leaders are calling on Rep. 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