For far too long, we have lived with the discomfort of being a second-class citizen, and frankly, I'm exhausted of it.
Prominent Democrats including Mr Beto O'Rourke, Ms Kamala Harris and Ms Omar's fellow first-time Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez were quick to rush to Ms Omar's defence, accusing the President and other Republicans of deliberately de-contextualising her remarks and endangering her life.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that she's since taken steps to ensure the safety of the Minnesota Democrat and urged the president to take down the video in question.
In his recent tweet, the president berated Omar for her "anti-Semitic, anti-Israel and ungrateful U.S. HATE statements", insisting that "she is out of control, except for her control of Nancy [Pelosi]".
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After the contest, 76ers coach Brett Brown commented on the situation, telling reporters "it's completely unacceptable". The Sixers made the easy call and fined Johnson an unspecified amount for conduct detrimental to the team.
"Violent rhetoric and all forms of hate speech have no place in our society, much less from our country's Commander in Chief". It's why Fox News hosts feel free saying "you have to wonder if she's an American first". Chairwoman Karen Bass said whipping up "outrage" over Omar "further puts her life in danger".
Omar thanked the U.S. Capitol Police, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Pelosi for their attention to the threats in the statement late Sunday night.
Omar told a Los Angeles gathering of the Council on American-Islamic Relations on March 23 that many Muslims saw their civil liberties eroded after the September 11 attacks. "This is particularly concerning given the president's visit to my home state of Minnesota on Monday". It's very clear that Donald Trump and the many, many others attacking her didn't bother to watch her full speech, or even a full minute of it for context.
On April 5, a western NY man who told Federal Bureau of Investigation agents that he "loves the President, and that he hates radical Muslims in our government", was arrested for threatening to murder Omar in a phone call to her office.
WASHINGTON - Senator Bernie Sanders (D-Vermont) defended Congresswoman Ilhan Omar on Monday and said that "it is not antisemitic to be critical of a right-wing government in Israel".
Omar is correct in the sense that Trump has a broad history of subtly inciting violence among his followers. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) said he had no issue with how Omar characterized 9/11.