Tag: Ilhan Omar
"The GOP is riddled with white nationalists and antisemites. It is infuriating and absurd that they are trying to distract from the bigoted hatred in their own party by attacking a progressive woman of color."
"This is not about what’s in somebody’s heart, what’s in somebody’s bones, what’s in someone’s organs. This is about what’s in their words and their actions."
Representative Omar has only held office for two months and not only faces attacks from within her own party, but also what amounts to a campaign of incitement launched by the right.
Democratic Congressmember Ilhan Omar of Minnesota questioned Abrams about his record on Wednesday during his testimony before the House Foreign Affairs Committee.
"I fail to understand why members of this committee or the American people should find any testimony that you give today to be truthful."
Regardless of their religion, American progressives should be proud to have these strong voices, advocates for common sense programs like Medicare for All and a Green New Deal, in their government.