Rep. Ilhan Omar played for the press an anti-Muslim death threat voicemail that she said she received after Rep. Lauren Boebert's comments.
The former president's xenophobic and anti-refugee missive comes after Lauren Boebert called Omar to "apologize" for her Islamophobic comments.
"I believe in engaging with those we disagree with respectfully, but not when that disagreement is rooted in outright bigotry and hate," said Omar.
"Anti-Muslim bigotry has no place in Congress," Omar said after calling on House leadership to take action against Boebert.
"There are plenty of policy differences to focus on without this unnecessary distraction," the congresswoman wrote on Twitter.
"Help me take out the trash," Marina Zimmerman, a Republican primary challenger to Boebert, wrote on Twitter. Kinzinger retweeted her message.
"This whole story is made up. Sad she thinks bigotry gets her clout," Omar said, also calling Boebert a "buffoon."
Republicans keep boycotting committee hearings for Dilawar Syed, President Biden's nominee for the #2 position at the Small Business Administration.
Biden nominated Dilawar Syed, a healthcare company CEO to serve in the No. 2 post at the Small Business Administration.
Omar says her fellow Democrats took her remarks about potential International Criminal Court investigations involving multiple parties out of context.
A lawyer who filed a police report over the Conservatives' 2016 London mayoral campaign says it is "disingenuous" of political parties to wait for an official complaint before opening investigations.
"We're proud we're Muslim, and this is not going to change. We're not going to kick off our hijabs," said Nahla Ebaid, who uploaded the video.
Muslim Advocates said it presented Facebook in 2017 with a list of 26 groups that spread anti-Muslim hate, yet 19 of them are still active.
Summary List Placement President Donald Trump’s daughter-in-law, Lara Trump, campaigned on Tuesday with self-described “proud Islamophobe” Laura Loomer, a far-right GOP nominee for Congress in Florida. Loomer is best-known for railing against Islam and immigrants, spreading conspiracy theories about mass shootings, and being banned by Twitter, Facebook, and other social […]
Cash Baker, a Christian TikToker with more than 16.4 million followers, said he lost thousands of fans after saying in a series of videos last week that he didn’t support other religions and LGBTQ people. Baker is the younger brother of the TikTok-famous music duo Cash and Maverick. Baker has […]
President Donald Trump, without citing evidence, on Saturday claimed that mosques could receive special treatment in the coronavirus lockdown. “Because they go after Christian churches but they don’t tend to go after mosques,” Trump claimed on Saturday. It is not clear who “they” was. Earlier, he had retweeted a conservative […]
https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php People across India are protesting two controversial citizenship laws that critics say target Muslims. The two acts, known as the NRC and the CAA, would require a national citizenship list and provide a path to citizenship for non-Muslim minority groups. India’s deeply religious roots are now at odds with […]