Tag Archives: Ilhan Omar

Omar Requests Lenience For Sender Of Death Threat

The Washington Post reports: A man who threatened to kill Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) has pleaded guilty, according to authorities. Patrick W. Carlineo Jr., 55, of Addison, N.Y., entered the guilty plea before Chief U.S. District Judge Frank P. Geraci for threatening to assault and murder the freshman congresswoman and for being a felon in possession of firearms, according to …

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Trump Cultist Pleads Guilty To Threatening To Murder Rep. Ilhan Omar: “I’ll Put A Bullet In Her Fucking Skull”

The Associated Press reports: A western New York man pleaded guilty Monday to threatening to kill U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota. Patrick Carlineo entered the plea Monday in Rochester, admitting to charges that carry up to 10 years in prison. His sentencing is set for Feb. 14. Prosecutors say the 55-year-old called Omar’s office March 21, told a staffer …

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GOP Rep Posts Photo Claiming Omar Is An “Elected Terrorist” (Photo Taken Four Years Before Her Birth)

The Associated Press reports: A Republican state senator from North Dakota took to Facebook to post a long-debunked photo that claims to be Minnesota Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar holding a weapon at an al-Qaida training camp. The photo on the home page of Rep. Oley Larsen, of Minot, has been debunked by several sources since it appeared on social media …

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Bernie Scoops Up Endorsements From AOC, Tlaib, Omar

The New York Times reports: Representative Ilhan Omar endorsed Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont for the Democratic presidential nomination on Tuesday, and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will endorse Mr. Sanders at a rally this weekend, according to his campaign. Ms. Ocasio-Cortez, Democrat of New York and a star of the progressive left, will join Mr. Sanders at his “Bernie’s Back” rally …

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Trump Retweets Lie That Omar “Partied On 9/11”

Mediaite reports: Ilhan Omar (D-MN) has accused President Donald Trump of endangering her life by amplifying a false, now-deleted tweet claiming that the congresswoman was out dancing on the anniversary of 9/11. On Wednesday, Trump retweeted two tweets from Terrence K. Williams, a right-wing Twitter personality who the president previously promoted for advancing conspiracy theories about the Clinton family and …

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Trump Cultists Spread Claim Omar Ordered Killing

Media Matters reports: On August 27, a young woman was reportedly stabbed to death while walking dogs in Washington, D.C. Despite reports that local police consider it to be a random attack by a suspect whose “adulthood has been marked by periods of homelessness and hospitalizations for mental illness,” far-right message boards have without any evidence connected the woman’s killing …

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Alabama GOP: Expel Rep. Ilhan Omar From Congress

From the right wing Yellowhammer News: U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) is no friend of the Alabama Republican Party. That was the takeaway on Saturday at the ALGOP’s summer meeting hosted on the Plains in Lee County after the body passed a resolution introduced by State Rep. Tommy Hanes (R-Bryant) calling for Alabama’s congressional delegation to seek the expulsion of …

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Israel Bars Entry For Dem House Reps Omar And Tlaib

The Huffington Post reports: Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) and Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.), two of Israel’s sharpest critics in Congress, have been barred from entering the country ahead of their proposed visit to the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem, Israel officials announced Thursday. Israel decided to ban the freshman lawmakers in response to their support for the pro-Palestinian Boycott, Divestment …

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Rand Paul Offers To Buy Omar Ticket Back To Somalia

The Louisville Courier-Journal reports: Republican Sen. Rand Paul is offering to buy Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar a plane ticket to visit her home country of Somalia to learn to be more grateful for living in the United States. Omar is one of four congresswomen — known as “The Squad” — who President Donald Trump told to “go back” to their …

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GOP Omar Challenger Is “100%” #QAnon Nutbag

Jared Holt reports at Right Wing Watch: Danielle Stella, a Republican candidate seeking to unseat Rep. Ilhan Omar from the U.S. House of Representatives in 2020, firmly supports the QAnon conspiracy theory, according to someone identifying themselves as communications volunteer who responded to Right Wing Watch’s inquiry. We were answered by someone calling themselves Heather, who said she was an …

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Trump: I’ll Win Minnesota Due To “Anti-Semite” Omar

Talking Points Memo reports: President Donald Trump issued his daily missive aimed at Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ayanna Pressley, Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar on Tuesday morning via, of course, Twitter. Trump has sought to cast the progressive congresswomen as anti-American ever since his “go back” tweets were widely condemned as a racist attack on four lawmakers of color. In an …

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Illinois GOP Labels Female Dems As “The Jihad Squad”

The Chicago Tribune reports: Top leaders of the Illinois Republican Party launched an effort at damage control Sunday after a social media post echoed President Donald Trump’s criticism of four Democratic congresswoman and went further, referring to them in a movie-type poster of being a “jihad squad” and contending they believe any criticism is racist. The post was made to …

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Israel Won’t Bar Omar And Tlaib From Entering Country

Politico reports: Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, both outspoken critics of Israel and its occupation of the West Bank, will be allowed into the country during a trip there in a few weeks, the Israeli ambassador said Friday, potentially heading off a diplomatic spat. “Out of respect for the U.S. Congress and the great alliance between Israel and America, …

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Trump Whines That “Fake News Media” Covered “Tiny Staged Crowd Greeting Foul Mouthed Omar” [VIDEO]

Politico reports: He once encouraged supporters to attack protesters — then claimed to ensure the safety of all Americans. He mused that Russia should seize his competitor’s emails — then said it was just a joke. And he whipped his crowd into a frenzy about locking up Hillary Clinton — before insisting post-inauguration that the idea of prosecuting his Democratic …

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Trump’s Four Targets: Impeach The Racist Now [VIDEO]

Let’s go to Fox News for this one: In spirited remarks tinged with open animosity, Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., standing side-by-side with Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ayanna Pressley, and Rashida Tlaib, declared at a news conference on Capitol Hill Monday that “it is time for us to impeach this president” for “openly violating” his constitutional oath. “The eyes of history are …

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Omar To Trump: You Are Stoking White Nationalism

Politico reports: Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) said on Sunday that President Trump is “stoking white nationalism” after he suggested unidentified progressive congresswomen should “go back” to the places they came from. Omar, who was born in Mogadishu, Somalia, came to the U.S. with her family as a refugee. Trump in an earlier tweet said that the Democratic lawmakers, who “originally …

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Amash Condemns Trump’s “Racist” Attack On Dems

The Hill reports: Rep. Justin Amash (Mich.), who recently left the Republican Party to become an Independent, on Sunday lambasted President Trump for telling a group of progressive congresswomen to go back to where they came from, saying it was “racist and disgusting.” The comments from Amash came just hours after Trump targeted a group of female lawmakers, saying that …

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Tucker Carlson Goes Full Racist Against Dem Rep

The Huffington Post reports: Fox News host Tucker Carlson ended his show on Tuesday with an attack on Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), claiming that she hates America and is “living proof that the way we practice immigration has become dangerous to this country.” “Ilhan Omar has an awful lot to be grateful for, but she isn’t grateful, not at all. …

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REPORT: Twitter CEO Phoned Rep. Ilhan Omar To Say Trump’s Incendiary Tweet Didn’t Violate Company Policy

The Washington Post reports: Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey phoned Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar on Tuesday and stood by the company’s decision to permit a tweet from President Trump that later resulted in a flood of death threats targeting the congresswoman. The previously unreported call focused on an incendiary video that Trump shared on April 12, which depicts Omar discussing …

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Dem Rep Rakes In Donations After Attacks By Trump

Politico reports: Rep. Ilhan Omar raised $832,000 in the first quarter, according to her FEC report — among the best totals posted by any House Democrat. Roughly half of her donations, $415,000, came from people who gave less than $200 to Omar, and the majority of her funds, $631,000, came from online donors who gave via ActBlue, the Democratic online …

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