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REPORT: Ilhan Omar Traveled to Latin America with Anti-US, Pro-Venezuela Group in 2017

posted by Hannity Staff - 2.21.19

Recently sworn-in Rep. Ilhan Omar found herself in more hot-water Thursday after revelations she traveled to Latin America with a group that supports Cuba and Venezuelan-style socialism; raising more questions over her suitability to serve on the House Foreign Affairs Committee.

“Rep. Ilhan Omar has attended a travel delegation to a South American country sponsored by a radical anti-American and anti-Israel organization that supports countries opposed to the U.S. and calls for the return of Guantanamo Naval Base to Cuba,” reports Fox News.

“Now it was revealed that she once traveled to Honduras with an organization called Witness for Peace, a group formed during the Reagan administration that opposed America’s actions in South America aimed at stopping the spread of communism,” adds the article.

— Ilhan Omar (@IlhanMN) November 30, 2017

Omar confirmed the trip on social media in November 2017, writing “After traveling to Honduras as part of the Witness for Peace delegation, I’ve returned home with a heavy heart and deep concern for the electoral process and human rights crisis the people of Honduras are enduring.”

Read the full story at Fox News.

BAD COMPANY: Farrakhan Defends Ilhan Omar’s Anti-Semitic Rant, Rails Against ‘Wicked Jews’

posted by Hannity Staff - 2.18.19

Nation of Islam leader and notorious anti-Semite Louis Farrakhan publicly praised embattled Rep. Ilhan Omar Sunday; saying she “has nothing to apologize for” after promoting vicious stereotypes on social media.

“The wicked Jews want to use me to break up the women’s movement,” Farrakhan said during his annual Saviours’ Day event. “It ain’t about Farrakhan; it’s about women all over the world [who] have the power to change the world.”

Farrakhan then defended Omar’s twitter tirade; saying “Ms. Omar from Somalia – she started talking about ‘the Benjamins’ and they are trying to make her apologize. Sweetheart, don’t do that. Pardon me for calling you sweetheart, but you do have a sweet heart. You sure are using it to shake the government up, but you have nothing to apologize for,” Farrakhan said. “Israel and AIPAC pays off senators and congressmen to do their bidding, so you’re not lying, so if you’re not lying. Stop laying down. You were sent there by the people to shake up that corrupt House.”

h/t Washington Free Beacon

FIREWORKS: Special Envoy RIPS Ilhan Omar When Asked if He ‘Supports’ Venezuelan GENOCIDE

posted by Hannity Staff - 2.13.19

Embattled Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar viciously attacked the US Special Envoy for Venezuela Elliott Abrams during his congressional testimony Wednesday; bizarrely asking if the official would support a “genocide in Venezuela”

“I fail to understand why members of this committee or the American people should find any testimony that you give today to be truthful,” said Omar.

“It is not right to attack a witness who is not permitted to reply,” said Elliott Abrams.

Watch the fiery exchange above.

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