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Former Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley sharply criticized three prominent Democrats — Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York and Ilhan Omar of Minnesota and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders — for going soft on Venezuela’s socialist dictatorship. “On the fringes of the left, celebrity politicians refuse to condemn [Venezuelan dictator Nicolas] Maduro. Worse, some
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Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) put the blame of the failures of the socialist dictatorship in Venezuela squarely on the shoulders of the United States in an interview Wednesday. Congressmember Ilhan Omar,” asked PBS anchor Amy Goodman, “if you can comment what’s taking place right now in Venezuela, the U.S. supported coup attempt against President Maduro.”
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Democratic Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar has raised nearly one million dollars for her 2020 re-election campaign despite repeatedly receiving backlash for anti-Semitic and anti-America comments. Omar has raised $832,000 in the three months since being sworn into congressional office, according to the Federal Election Commission (FEC) report filed on Monday. The massive fundraising haul
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued a new demand of President Donald Trump on Sunday amid ongoing controversy over Minnesota Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar’s refusal to identify the 9/11 attackers as terrorists. Instead, at a CAIR fundraiser last month, Omar referred to the 9/11 perpetrators as “some people” who “did something.” In response, Trump tweeted a
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) ignited outrage Friday after she used a poem about the Holocaust to defend Rep. Ilhan Omar, the Minnesota Democrat who is embroiled in controversy herself. What happened? On Friday, President Donald Trump tweeted a video criticizing Omar for referring to the Islamic terrorists who attacked the United States on Sept. 11,
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President Trump addressed the Republican Jewish Coalition on Saturday in an eventful speech during which he addressed topics like the Golan Heights, the Iran Deal, and the leadership of Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. He also faced hecklers and took a shot at Rep. Ilhan Omar. The opening of Trump’s speech was almost immediately interrupted
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Muslim U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) — who’s been accused of deep, anti-Semitic ties — posted on Twitter a photo of a sticky note affixed to her office sign saying “stop your disgusting Jew hatred” and “your Jihad against the Jews will fail.” The scrawled message — which ended with the phrase “Am Yisrael Chai”
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Controversial freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) encouraged some 400 Los Angeles-area Muslims Saturday to “raise hell” and stand defiant in the face of what she characterized as rampant discrimination against the Muslim community. Omar’s comments came during a fundraising event for the Los Angeles chapter of the Hamas-linked Council on American-Islamic Relations. She was one
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Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) finally made headlines on Friday for reasons unrelated to accusations of anti-Semitism. In an interview with Politico Magazine, Omar harshly criticized former President Barack Obama for policies that dominated his administration, which Omar and other progressive lawmakers believe contributed to the current political climate. “We can’t be only upset with Trump,”
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Just two days after a top House Democrat condemned Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) for her troubling history of anti-Semitism, the freshman lawmaker ignited controversy once again on Sunday when she appeared to accuse a Jewish congresswoman of wanting her to pledge allegiance to Israel. Omar’s comments seemed to double down on her belief that pro-Israel
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Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) has again found herself mired in controversy over new “vile anti-Semitic remarks.” And once again, it is a fellow House Democrat delivering the criticism. What did Omar say this time? Earlier this week, Omar suggested that pro-Israel lawmakers and Americans who support Israel hold “allegiance to a foreign country.” “I want
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Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) said that the impeachment of President Donald Trump is “inevitable,” but also called the possibility “terrifying.” Omar made the comments in a Rolling Stone interview that was published Wednesday. “I believe that impeachment is inevitable,” she said. “It also is a terrifying notion,” she continued. “[Vice President] Pence is an ideologue,
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Democratic Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar is scheduled to raise money in March with the Hamas-linked Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) only a week after she used an anti-Semitic trope to claim Israel has paid for GOP support. Omar will be the keynote speaker at CAIR’s 4th Annual Valley Banquet on March 23 to discuss advancing justice
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After pressure from House Democrats, six Democratic leaders in the House of Representatives have put out a statement condemning anti-Semitic comments by fellow Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar (Minn.). Wait, what comments? In a tweet from 2012, Omar said “Israel has hypnotized the world, may Allah awaken the people and help them see the evil doings
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Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar (D) butchered basic math during a congressional hearing on Thursday in which she castigated McDonald’s in order to promote the $15 minimum wage agenda. What happened? During a House Education and Labor Committee hearing Thursday, Omar highlighted the disparity in pay between McDonald’s CEO Steve Easterbrook and the average worker, like
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Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) doubled down on CNN Thursday to defend an unsubstantiated conspiracy theory about Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) that she had promoted on Twitter. First, some background During the 2016 presidential campaign, Graham, who had unsuccessfully run himself, was one of then-candidate Donald Trump’s fiercest critics. In December 2015, he called Trump “a
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