Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) on Sunday said that she is confident that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will take “decisive action” this week against Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.) for her incendiary comments.
Why it matters: House Democrats have increasingly taken it upon themselves to dole out discipline to Republican members for inflammatory and offensive rhetoric this year, per Axios’ Andrew Solender.
A video of Boebert making anti-Muslim comments emerged late last month, in which she suggested Omar was mistaken for a terrorist. Omar told CNN’s Jake Tapper on “State of the Union” those comments, and other anti-Muslim remarks from Republicans, will “incite violence.”
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Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) says she is “very confident” that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will take “decisive action” against Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) “next week” following Islamophobic comments directed at Omar. pic.twitter.com/nnt5px2Ezn
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