In an exciting exchange at a Wednesday hearing, one of the newest members of Congress, Ilhan Omar, confronted Elliott Abrams, a Trump government official, with his role in decades of foreign scandals, including the Iran-Contra affair and support brutal leader of the United States abroad. Mr. Abrams, a senior US Department of State executive under President Ronald Reagan and a …Read More »
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Chelsea Clinton defends Omar, saying Trump has never apologized for the embrace of "white nationalism"
Chelsea Clinton told Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday to say that Rep. Ilhan Omar's apology for earlier Twitter posts called anti-Semitic was "inadequate" and condemned President Trump for alleged hate. Clinton, critical of Omar's tweets, said: "We should expect that all elected officials, regardless of the party and all persons in public life, are not anti-Semitic," but said on …Read More »
Rep. Omar apologizes for Israeli comments and calls "problematic" role of AIPAC as "other lobbyists"
Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., Apologized on Monday for commenting that a prominent pro-Israel lobby compensated lawmakers for their support of the Jewish state, but insisted on "the problematic role of lobbyists in our policies." , PELOSI, THE LEADERS CONDEMN REP. OMAR FOR & # 39; ANTI-SEMITIC & # 39; LANGUAGE "Anti-Semitism is real and I am grateful to Jewish allies …Read More »
Recent emails Receive breaking news and special reports. The news and stories that mattered provided the day of the week in the morning. SUBSCRIBE Feb. 11, 2019, 13:00 GMT By Allan Smith Democratic freshman MP Ilhan Omar of Minnesota – one of the first two Muslim women elected to Congress last fall – is being charged , a number of …Read More »
Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn, reportedly retweeted and then deleted a Twitter post that accused her of anti-Semitism after she was called out of both sides of the aisle for tweeting that the U.S. relationship with Israel is "all about the Benjamins, baby." The tweet she reportedly reposted something from Joshua Zeitz, a historian. The tweet in question began as though …Read More »
Rep. Ilhan Omar, who once caused outrage by claiming that "Israel has hypnotized the world," was re-ignited Sunday when he claimed that a pro-Israel lobby paid out American politicians. Legislators on both sides of the gait challenged them when they tweeted that in the relationship between the United States and Israel, "everything is about the Benjamins". As Batya Ungar-Sargon, the …Read More »
R ep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., Was convicted on Sunday by the Democrats after she accused a pro-Israel lobby group of paying in return for paid legislators. The recent controversy surrounding the newly-formed legislature focused on tweets that she sent, and responded with journalist Glenn Greenwald, in which he named House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif's criticism of Israel. "It's all …Read More »
"It's not surprising, I think it's exciting because we can finally have talks that we were not really ready for," Omar told CNN on Tuesday. "It is really important that we get a different picture of what peace in this region could look like and what kind of difficult conversations we need to have about allies." Omar along with Democratic …Read More »
Ilhan Omar once blamed "our involvement in other people's affairs" after Al-Shabab attacked the Kenyan mall
Minnesota Democratic Member, Ilhan Omar, described terrorist attacks once in response to "our involvement in other people's affairs" following the brutal attack by al-Shabab on a Kenyan shopping center in 2013. Omar made the comments During an obscure local television appearance just weeks after four armed al-Shabab jihadists stormed the Westgate shopping center in Nairobi in 2013, nearly 70 people …Read More »
Democratic freshman MP Ilhan Omar taxed the wealthy at a rate of up to 90 percent and joined Democrats, who pushed for much higher rates in the upper bracket to coveted programs such as "Medicare-for-all " to pay. In an interview this week about "Through Her Eyes," a new weekly show on Roku, Ilhan, D-Minn. Suggested that "a few things" …Read More »