Ilhan Omar will not be 'silenced' after Trump attacks over 9/11 comments

One of America’s first Muslim congresswomen has vowed not to be silenced after Donald Trump led an attack on her for controversial remarks she made about 9/11. Rep Ilhan Omar of Minnesota sparked a furious row after she characterised the atrocity by saying “some people did something” during a speech in Los Angeles last month to the Council on American-Islamic Relations. On Friday, President Trump tweeted a video tagged “WE WILL NEVER FORGET” which featured footage of the Twin Towers in flames interspersed with Miss Omar’s comments. Hours later, a man was arrested for threatening to kill the former refugee who came to the US from Somalia as a child.  Undeterred, the 37-year-old tweeted this weekend: “I did not run for Congress to be silent. I did not run for Congress to sit on the sidelines. I ran because I believed it was time to restore moral clarity and courage to Congress. To fight and to defend our democracy.” While most fellow members of the Democratic Party leaped to her defence, rounding on Mr Trump for pushing anti Muslim rhetoric and inciting racial hatred, Nancy Pelosi, the most senior Democrat in the House of Representative, was notably measured in her reaction. Nancy Pelosi

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Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar will be barred from Israel, country confirms Foreign Minister Israel Katz said that he supports the ban "due to their blatant support for the boycott of the State of Ilhan Omar is the DFL-endorsed candidate for Congress in Minnesota's Fifth Congressional District. Ilhan is the bold, progressive voice we need to move our district, Minnesota, and the United States forward. win re-election, as much as any other Democratic House rep in a safe blue district like Minnesota 5th. She won her election at 77%, [1] and reports on the ground suggest that Tags: think, ilhan, omar, will, Ilhan Omar | STERN.de Dieser "Verein" ist unglaublich unverschämt! Seit Mai diesen Jahres le ich im treuten Wohnen (bin 75) und versuche einen Ürtragundsvertrag für meinen Nachfolger in meinem ehemaligen Haus Abdullahi (born Octor 4, 1982) is an American politician serving as the U.S. Representative for Minnesota's 5th congressional district since 2019. The district includes all of Minneapolis and some of its suburbs.

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