After a push from US President Donald Trump, Israel on Thursday barred two Muslim-American congresswomen from entering the country for a visit, an extraordinary step bringing the long-time US ally into Trump’s domestic fight against political rivals at home.The US president is essentially relying on Israel to retaliate against two freshman lawmakers, Rashida Tlaib of Michigan and Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, who are both outspoken critics of Israel’s treatment of Palestinians.They are also part of…

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