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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...
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Jeff Katz
June 22, 2019 - 11:55 am
Many Democrats have backed Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez after her comments about President Trump running concentration camps at the Southern border, but probably the least surprising is Rep. Ilhan Omar's defense of her fellow freshman congresswoman. During an interview with Public Radio...
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Jeff Katz
June 12, 2019 - 1:23 pm
Rep. Ilhan Omar has already been slapped with campaign finance violations for a misuse of campaign funds during her 2016 Minnesota state House bid, and now she may have other problems. Questions have been raised about tax returns that show Omar jointly filed with a man to whom she was not legally...
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Jeff Katz
June 12, 2019 - 11:36 am
It's been awhile since we've heard from Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN). But sadly, she broke that "silence" on Twitter last week, saying that it is "un-American" for ICE to detain illegal immigrants and calling for the agency to be defunded. ICE is requesting 500 beds from Sherburne County to detain...
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June 11, 2019 - 2:19 pm
By AMY FORLITI Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota campaign finance officials said last week that U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar misused campaign funds in violation of state rules. They also revealed that she had filed joint tax returns with her husband years before they were legally married and at...
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Jeff Katz
May 30, 2019 - 11:35 am
Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) posted and deleted a tweet which said that any immigration system that favors highly skilled people would be motivated by racism towards Latinos. The tweet was aimed at President Donald Trump’s immigration platform for 2020, which would reduce the flow of chain-migrants and...
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Jeff Katz
May 23, 2019 - 1:31 pm
Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) claimed during a House panel hearing Wednesday that President Donald Trump’s strategy to resolve the Syrian conflict is taking “cues” from Russia, Turkey, and Israel, without acknowledging that the three countries stand on opposing sides of the issue. During a House Foreign...
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Jeff Katz
May 22, 2019 - 1:28 pm
Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) on Tuesday insulted supporters of President Donald Trump by claiming America's problem with ignorance is "pervasive." Omar appeared on the Nation’s "Next Left" podcast with host John Nichols to discuss various issues, including the intelligence of Trump supporters. Video of...
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Jeff Katz
May 15, 2019 - 1:32 pm
On Tuesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s All In , Representative Ilhan Omar (D-MN) defended fellow Representative Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) from “efforts to distort and vilify and mischaracterize” her that are designed to “eliminate” Muslim voices from public dialogue. Video of Rep. Ilhan Omar: "We...
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Jeff Katz
May 13, 2019 - 7:53 pm
Snopes.com is well known for two things, defending Rep. Ilhan Omar and attacking the Christian satire site The Babylon Bee. They've now managed to combine the two. Click here to read more.
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