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Rep. Ilhan Omar Accused of Anti-Semitism... Again
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Congresswoman and accused anti-Semite Ilhan Omar just stepped in it once again!
The Minnesota representative came under fire for a message she shared on Twitter in response to the news that businessman Leon Cooperman plans to support billionaire Michael Bloomberg's potential run for president.
"I wonder why?" Omar tweeted Saturday in response to the news along with a "thinking" emoji.
I wonder why? https://t.co/fc2wx26oTA— Ilhan Omar (@IlhanMN) November 9, 2019
Omar, a practicing Muslim, prompted speculation that her comment was because both men are Jewish.
The Democrat representative is a refugee from Somalia and has consistently denied accusations that she is anti-Semitic - even though she's clearly an anti-Semite.
On Saturday night, Omar responded to criticism by thoughtfully tweeting, "Yep," in response to several tweets defending her and calling the criticism the "latest effort to twist" her words.
WIBC's Hammer and Nigel addressed the controversy Monday in a segment we've affectionately dubbed, "Ilhan Omar is NOT Borat." Just click the link and it will all make sense.