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Omar calls out Boebert over 'anti-Muslim' remarks, denies Capitol incident took place

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Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) slammed Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.) over “anti-Muslim” remarks she made in a viral video and denied the veracity of an incident Boebert said took place at the Capitol.
9 months ago·Washington, United States

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The Guardian

Ilhan Omar: Boebert is a ‘buffoon’ and ‘bigot’ for ‘made up’ anti-Muslim story

‘Sad she thinks bigotry gets her clout,’ says Omar after Boebert claims to have joked about terrorism when sharing elevator

9 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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CBS Local

Rep. Ilhan Omar Says Boebert's Remarks Were 'Anti-Muslim Bigotry'

DENVER (AP) — Colorado Republican Rep. Lauren Boebert apologized Friday for using anti-Muslim language in describing a recent encounter she had with Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota.In her apology, Boebert didn’t address Omar’s criticism that Boebert made up her story about the encounter at the U.S. Capitol.Boebert tweeted that “I apologize to anyone in the Muslim community I offended with my comment about Rep. Omar. I have reached out to…

9 months ago·United States
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The Independent

Ilhan Omar brands Lauren Boebert’s ‘made-up’ story ‘anti-Muslim bigotry’

The Pro-gun Republican took to a stage on Thanksgiving where she told a ‘hateful’ story to a crowd about meeting the Democrat representative

9 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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The Hill

Omar calls out Boebert over 'anti-Muslim' remarks, denies Capitol incident took place

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) slammed Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.) over "anti-Muslim" remarks she made in a viral video and denied the veracity of an incident Boebert said took place at the Capitol....

9 months ago·Washington, United States
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NY Daily News

Rep. Lauren Boebert jokes that Muslim lawmaker Rep. Ilhan Omar could be terror suspect

Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.) has been caught on video joking that Muslim colleague Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) should be a suspected suicide bomber. The far right-wing lawmaker yucked it up with a group of supporters by telling them that she was uncomfortable sharing an elevator at the Capitol with the Somali-born U.S. Congresswoman from Minnesota, one of two Muslim women to serve in Congress. ...

9 months ago·New York, United States
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Russia Today [🇷🇺-affiliated]

‘Jihad squad’ joke about Ilhan Omar kicks up a storm

Controversial congresswoman Lauren Boebert (R-Colorado) has been accused of “anti-Muslim bigotry” after a video emerged of her joking about lawmaker Ilhan Omar (D-Minnesota) being part of a “jihad squad.”The 75-second clip, posted on Twitter by the PatriotTakes group, shows Boebert addressing what it described as a Thanksgiving gathering and making a quip about having shared an elevator in the US Capitol building with Omar and a staffer. When Om…

9 months ago·Russian Federation
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