Ilhan Omar says death threats have increased since Trump tweet

Rep. Ilhan Omar says she has experienced a surge in death threats since the release of President Trump’s Twitter video about her 9/11 comments. The Minnesota congresswoman released a statement on Sunday night, blasting Trump for “endangering” her life with the social media post. “Since the President’s tweet Friday evening, I have experienced an increase in direct threats…many directly referencing […]

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De Blasio slams Ilhan Omar for remarks about Israel

In a sharp break with fellow progressives, Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday slammed Rep. Ilhan Omar’s remarks about Israel and compared them to offensive statements made about Italian-Americans in past generations. “Let me be really clear, suggesting that support for Israel is beholden to a foreign power is absolutely unacceptable — and it’s illogical too,” the mayor said at […]

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