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April 15, 2019 - 6:56 am
CAIR-Minnesota is holding a rally in support of Fifth District Congresswoman Ilhan Omar, the demonstration taking place in Burnsville where President Trump is staging a tax-day roundtable. This is in reaction to the president's tweet of a video that make is look like Omar is being dismissive of the...
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April 06, 2019 - 7:31 am
There is more back-and-forth between Fifth District Congresswoman Ilhan Omar and President Trump. This comes after a western New York man was arrested Friday on charges that he threatened to kill Omar, the threat coming in a call to her office last month. On Saturday, President Trump, speaking at...
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March 18, 2019 - 6:39 am
The return of a FOX News program host who blasted Fifth District Congresswoman Ilhan Omar is uncertain. Jeanine Pirro did not appear in her regular time slot this past weekend and is not on the network's schedule for the coming week. It was earlier this month when Pirro questioned Congresswoman...
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March 16, 2019 - 7:40 am
Fifth District Congresswoman Ilhan Omar is reacting to the deadly terror attacks on mosques in New Zealand by calling on people to fight terrorism with love and with compassion. Omar made the remarks hours after 49 people died in the targeted attacks in Christchurch, telling reporters that she didn...
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March 06, 2019 - 5:11 am
With the U.S. House set to vote on an resolution Thursday condemning comments about Israel made by Fifth District Rep. Ihan Omar, the freshman Congresswoman is getting support from her home state. Nearly two-dozen elected officials in Minnesota have signed a statement of support for Omar, who...
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March 02, 2019 - 7:51 am
Minnesota Congresswoman Ilhan Omar is blasting a poster that was seen in West Virginia's state house likening her to 9-11 terrorists. The poster, which had a head shot of Omar below a picture of the bombing of New York's World Trade Center in 2001, was displayed in the routunda of the building in...
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Jared Goyette
February 13, 2019 - 1:37 pm
When Donald Trump suggested that Rep. Ilhan Omar resign and called her apology for a tweet that used an anti semitic trope “lame,” he was speaking from a position of authority, and not just that of his office: He has repeatedly used the same kind of anti semitic tropes himself. The irony of Trump...
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(Photo by Mark Vancleave/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS/Sipa USA)
Susie Jones
February 11, 2019 - 1:44 pm
Freshman Democratic Representative Ilhan Omar has apologized “unequivocally” after a bipartisan backlash to a Tweet she published that many regarded as antisemitic. Her apology also came via Twitter: "My intention is never to offend my constituents or Jewish Americans as a whole. We have to always...
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(Photo by Mark Vancleave/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS/Sipa USA)
February 10, 2019 - 9:58 am
Minnesota's 5th district congresswoman got "the treatment" on NBC's Saturday Night Live show on Feb. 9. Ego Nwodim played Ilhan Omar, who was among the white-clad members of "Women of Congress," a skit that spoofed the 1970's television show "Charlie's Angels." They're...The Women of Congress! #SNL...
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