Tag Archives: Ilhan Omar

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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Trump Continues Attacks On “Ungrateful” Rep. Omar

Reuters reports: U.S. President Donald Trump launched a fresh attack on Rep. Ilhan Omar on Monday morning. Omar says she’s faced increased death threats since President Donald Trump spread around a video that purports to show her being dismissive of the 2001 terrorist attacks. “This is endangering lives,” she said, accusing Trump of fomenting right-wing extremism. “It has to stop.” …

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Trump Campaign Blames Rep. Omar For Death Threats

“I don’t think it’s the president that’s putting her in danger, I think it’s her ill-thought-out words that she used to describe the greatest terror attack on the history of United States soil which killed nearly 3,000 Americans. Make no mistake, no congressperson, no American should be threatened and no one is inciting violence. I think what they’re doing is …

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Omar Reports Rash Of Death Threats Due To Trump

CBS News reports: Rep. Ilhan Omar says she’s faced increased death threats since President Trump spread around a video that purports to show her being dismissive of the 2001 terrorist attacks. “This is endangering lives,” she said, accusing Mr. Trump of fomenting right-wing extremism. “It has to stop.” Her statement late Sunday followed an announcement by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi …

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Democrats Condemn Trump’s 9/11 Attack On Omar

NBC News reports: Several 2020 Democratic hopefuls and other prominent Democrats criticized President Trump after he tweeted a video Friday showing part of Rep. Ilhan Omar’s recent comments about the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and television footage of the attacks. Several prominent conservatives and the New York Post have been using a partial quote from comments Omar made last month …

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Trump Attacks Muslim Rep With 9/11 Clip [VIDEO]

The Huffington Post reports: President Donald Trump tweeted a video Friday fanning the flames of the recent right-wing uproar over comments Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) made about the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. “WE WILL NEVER FORGET!” Trump tweeted with the video, which alternates between an out-of-context remark Omar made during a speech last month and footage of the terrorist attacks, …

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Trump Junior Flips Out After Rep. Ilhan Omar Correctly Labels WH Advisor Stephen Miller A “White Nationalist”

The Hill reports: Donald Trump Jr. on Monday took aim at Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar (Minn.) for calling White House adviser Stephen Miller a “white nationalist.” Trump Jr.’s tweet came in response to another post shared by Omar on Monday in which the Minnesota Democrat blasted Miller, who is widely seen as one of most hard-line advocates for stricter immigration …

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Trump Mocks Dem Rep After Death Threat [VIDEO]

Esquire reports: On Friday, a Trump supporter was arrested for threatening to murder Democratic Representative Ilhan Omar, one of the first Muslim women ever elected to Congress. And instead of condemning the threat against Omar’s life, Trump mocked the Congresswoman during a speech Saturday, inciting boos from his audience. The president began his Saturday remarks to the Republican Jewish Coalition …

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Trump Fan Arrested For Death Threat Against Dem Rep

The Elmira Star-Gazette reports: A Steuben County man is in custody after federal authorities allege he made death threats against U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar, of Minnesota. Patrick W. Carlineo, 55, of Addison, New York, was arrested Friday morning and charged by criminal complaint with threatening to assault and murder a United States official. On March 21, a staff member in …

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MINNESOTA: Omar Rallies For Ex-Gay Torture Ban Bill

Minneapolis’ CBS affiliate reports: Rep. Ilhan Omar has rallied LGBTQ youth in support of a Minnesota bill to ban gay conversion therapy for minors or vulnerable adults. Omar spoke Thursday on the state Capitol steps to a crowd that marched from OutFront Minnesota’s seventh annual Youth Summit at Saint Paul College. The Minnesota Democrat called gay conversion therapy “torture” and …

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Pirro’s Suspension By Fox To Continue This Weekend

Variety reports: “Justice With Judge Jeanine,” the Saturday-night opinion show led by Jeanine Pirro, will be off the Fox News schedule for a second week in the wake of remarks she made about a Muslim congresswoman. The network’s online schedule shows that it will run another repeat of the documentary series “Scandalous” in its place Saturday night at 9 p.m. …

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Fox News Apparently Suspends Host Jeanine Pirro

CNN Business reports: Jeanine Pirro was off the air at Fox News on Saturday, one week after she was widely denounced for doubting Congresswoman Ilhan Omar’s patriotism. Last Saturday night Pirro questioned whether Omar’s Islamic religious beliefs stand in opposition to the US Constitution, prompting Fox to say “we strongly condemn Jeanine Pirro’s comments.” The show did not appear on …

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Paul LePage: Dems Get Most Of Their Money From Jews

Politico reports: A Republican former governor of Maine claimed Monday the Democratic Party’s “money comes from” Jewish donors “for the most part” — escalating a recent spate of rhetoric from elected officials and media figures that has been widely criticized as bigoted. Paul LePage, who left the Augusta governor’s mansion in January after two terms in office, made the remarks …

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