Rep. Ilhan OmarIlhan OmarDemocrats Fight COVID-19 Relief in Split, Trump’s Surprise Larry Kudlow Defends Coronavirus Response: Trump “Carefully Led” The Hill’s Morning Report – sponsored by National Industries for the Blind – Rock Woodward Book Revelations Washington MORE (D-Minn.) Fired back on Tuesday evening President Trumpwho followed her at a rally in Pennsylvania.
Trump said Tuesday that Omar, a Somali refugee who came to the US as a child, “tells us how to govern our country” and mocked her, asking, “How is your country doing?”
Omar was quick to reply on Twitter.
“First of all, this is my country and I am a member of the House that charged you,” Omar replied. “Second, I fled the civil war when I was 8 years old. An 8-year-old doesn’t rule a country, even though you run our country like one.”
First of all, this is my country, and I am a member of the House that charged you.
Second, I fled the civil war when I was 8 years old. An 8 year old doesn’t rule a country even though you run our country like one. https://t.co/zcKKjdC8ju
– Ilhan Omar (@IlhanMN) September 23, 2020
Omar has been an American citizen since 2000.
The Minnesota lawmaker has been a favorite target of Trump throughout his presidency. Using her critical comments on Israel to label her as anti-Semitic, he said that she and three other black Congress women should “return” to their countries at some point.
Omar was also a standout slide for the GOP believers who broke into a “Send Her Back” ring at a Trump rally last year.
The feud between the two comes when Trump also plays for Minnesota in the presidential race despite a former vice president Joe BidenJoe BidenJoe Biden wants to expand the campaign field to Trump country Trump puts the fight of the Supreme Court at the center of the rally in Ohio. Special advisor investigating DeVos for possible violations of the Hatch Act: REPORT MORE Omar is still expected to win Gopher State and is expected to easily win re-election in their all-blue district that represents Minneapolis.