Rep. Ilhan Omar unloaded on the President just hours after his widely-popular State of the Union address Tuesday; accusing Trump of attempting to “police women’s bodies” after he called for a late-term abortion ban.
“If Trump thinks pivoting from his failed vanity wall to policing women’s bodies and choices is going to help his 2020 chances he has another thing coming,” posted Omar on social media.
If Trump thinks pivoting from his failed vanity wall to policing women's bodies and choices is going to help his 2020 chances he has another thing coming.#SOTU
— Ilhan Omar (@IlhanMN) February 6, 2019
“To defend the dignity of every person, I am asking the Congress to pass legislation to prohibit the late-term abortion of children who can feel pain in the mother’s womb,” said the President during his address.
OMAR EXPLODES: Rep. Ilhan Omar Says She ‘Chuckles’ When Americans Call Israel a ‘Democracy’
Recently sworn-in Congresswoman Ilhan Omar found herself in hot-water Thursday over renewed accusations of anti-Semitism; saying she routinely “chuckles” when Americans refer to Israel as a Democracy.
Omar was speaking during a recent interview when she was asked to comment on her previous comments that the Jewish State has “hypnotized the world.”
“We still uphold it as a democracy in the Middle East I almost chuckle because I know that if we see that any other society we would criticize it, call it out,” said Omar. “We do that to Iran, we do that to any other place that sort of upholds its religion. And I see that now happening with Saudi Arabia and so I am aggravated, truly, in those contradictions.”
OMAR DIGS IN: Ilhan Omar Says Tax Hike ‘Necessary’ to Fund Healthcare, Cancel Student Debt
Rep. Ilhan Omar doubled-down on her proposed tax hike over the weekend; saying a marginal rate of 70-92% on wealthy Americans is a “necessary tool” to finance Medicare for All, the Green New Deal, and student-loan debt forgiveness.
“The #MarginalTaxRate is nothing new. For much of modern history, the rate has been between 70-92%. With wealth inequality at an all time high, this is a necessary tool to lift millions out of poverty, fund #MedicareForAll, a #GreenNewDeal, and cancel student debt,” she tweeted.
The #MarginalTaxRate is nothing new. For much of modern history, the rate has been between 70-92%.
— Ilhan Omar (@IlhanMN) February 3, 2019
Rep. Omar made national headlines Monday after video surfaced of the legislator telling a journalist that global terrorism was a response to America’s “involvement in other people’s affairs.”