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Congresswoman Ilhan Omar Admits To Fabricating Sotry

Jeff Katz
July 10, 2019 - 12:19 pm

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) admitted to fabricating a story about an alleged "injustice" to a group of high school students five years ago when she was a Minnesota city councilwoman, according to Breitbart.

It was revealed in a piece by the Washington Post documenting Omar's relationship with the U.S. that the story she told to a group of high school students at Richfield High School in Minneapolis was not true. Omar told 400 students that she had seen a "sweet, old ... African-American lady" sitting in a courtroom who had spent time in jail for stealing a $2 loaf of bread to feed her granddaughter.

She proceeded to tell the students the woman was fined $80 but couldn't pay, and that she "couldn't control" her emotions because she was so upset that people could do something so injust. 

When Omar was questioned about the story, she admitted she probably left out some details, including the fact that the woman she saw "might have had a prior arrest."

Not only did Omar omit some facts, the Post also noted her story sounded oddly similar to that of the opera Les Miserables.