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Source: Fox News

Minnesota Dems consider primary challenge against Ilhan Omar

Friday 23:39 GMT

Local Democrats are seriously considering the prospect of supporting an unprecedented primary challenge to Minnesota Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar in 2020, following a bipartisan condemnation of several of her remarks as anti-Semitic, according to officials and state representatives.

Omar Jamal, a Somali community activist, told the Washington Post that he has been in touch with Jewish community leaders about Omar.

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Source: The Guradian

'Bring back Jeanine Pirro': Trump defends Fox host after show goes off air

Monday 16:21 GMT

Before attending church on Sunday, Donald Trump defended a Fox News host who was taken off air after she questioned whether a Muslim congresswoman’s religious beliefs were compatible with the US constitution.

When we disagree publicly, when we disagree publicly on various policy agreements, we have to be very careful in the language that we use … that it’s not feeding into the Islamophobia that is growing in our country.”

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Source: Global News

Trump defends Jeanine Pirro after comments on Rep. Ilhan Omar’s hijab

Monday 22:45 GMT

U.S. President Donald Trump defended Fox host Jeanine Pirro on Sunday after her show didn’t air following remarks about a Muslim congresswoman.

Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar likened to 9/11 terrorist in poster at Republican event. “Bring back @JudgeJeanine Pirro,” Trump wrote on Twitter. “The Radical Left Democrats, working closely with their beloved partner, the Fake News Media, is using every trick in the book to SILENCE a majority of our Country.

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Source: Fox News

Dershowitz: Rep. Tlaib's Claims of Islamophobia by Dems and GOP 'Designed to Stifle Debate'

Tuesday 04:14 GMT

On "Fox & Friends" Monday, Dershowitz, a Harvard Law professor emeritus and a lifelong Democrat, said accusations of Islamophobia like this are "designed to stifle debate" and act as a "new justification for anti-Semitism." "You can't call anybody out for making anti-Semitic statements, because if you do, you're guilty of bigotry, you're Islamophobic," Dershowitz said.

Rashida Tlaib for how the Michigan congresswoman defended her fellow freshman House colleague Rep. Ilhan Omar from backlash within their own party.

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Source: Fox News

Ilhan Omar hits back at Trump after he promotes report on primary challenge: 'Can’t #MuslimBan us'

Tuesday 09:55 GMT

Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., hit back at President Trump after he promoted a report suggesting Democrats are trying to have the freshman ousted from Congress in the next election.

Omar Jamal, a Somali community activist, told The Washington Post that he has been in touch with Jewish community leaders about Omar.

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Border wall standoff could lead to another government shutdown this fall

Wednesday 01:30 GMT

It’s unclear what legislative issues may consume Congress between now and the end of September but one thing’s for sure: President Trump’s veto of a measure to terminate his national emergency for the border has the potential to spark another government shutdown on Oct. 1.

Yes, the president and Congress just sparred over the border wall during the 35-day shutdown which ended this past January. They could be back at it again soon because Trump elected to go around Congress, testing the limits of the Constitution and separation of powers, and mining appropriations bills for wall money.

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Rep. Ilhan Omar's 'anti-Semitic tropes' prompt Jewish New York Dem to apologize to constituents

Today 02:25 GMT

U.S. Rep. Max Rose, a Jewish New York Democrat in his first term in Congress, apologized to visibly frustrated constituents at a town hall in Staten Island on Tuesday for not "protecting them" from fellow freshman Democrat Rep. Ilhan Omar's repeated use of "anti-Semitic tropes."

Omar Jamal, a Somali community activist, told the Washington Post that he has been in touch with Jewish community leaders about Omar.


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