Ilhan Omar Hits Back After Trump’s Racist Rally Attack: ‘This Is My Country’
Written by Huffingtonpost on September 23, 2020
President Donald Trump on Tuesday evening launched right into a racist diatribe in opposition to Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), saying this isn’t her nation and mocking her birthplace.
“She’s telling us run our nation!” he stated at a rally in Pennsylvania. “How did you do the place you got here from? How is your nation doing?”
Omar was born in Somalia and immigrated to the USA as a baby when her household fled the violence there. She’s been a U.S. citizen for 20 years.
She fired again on Twitter:
She then added a meme to her response:
Trump has repeatedly launched racist assaults on Omar and three different ladies of coloration serving in Congress who’re informally referred to as “The Squad.”
Final 12 months, he instructed them “return and assist repair the completely damaged and crime infested locations from which they got here,” including that “you possibly can’t go away quick sufficient.”
The assaults drew widespread condemnation from Democrats and Republicans alike.
“Weak minds and leaders problem loyalty to our nation as a way to keep away from debating the coverage,” stated one in all his targets, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.). “This president doesn’t know defend his insurance policies, so what he does is assault us personally.”
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