REP. ILHAN OMAR

US Rep. Ilhan Omar Divorces Husband in Minnesota

The marriage was dissolved Tuesday.

MINNEAPOLIS–Rep. Ilhan Omar has officially divorced from her husband in Minnesota, just a month after she filed a petition saying there was an “irretrievable breakdown” in their marriage. Omar and Ahmed Hirsi had been married since January 2018 but were longtime partners. Omar says Hirsi is the father of her three children. The marriage was dissolved Tuesday after paperwork was…

Sanders Holds Second Rally in Minneapolis with Omar

Minnesota's Democratic primary is March 3.

MINNEAPOLIS–Sen. Bernie Sanders attempted to recapture the political energy at a Minneapolis rally that led to his runaway victory in the Minnesota DFL presidential caucus four years ago. He appeared Sunday at the University of Minnesota with Rep. Ilhan Omar, who has endorsed the 78-year-old Vermont senator and who broke from the rest of the state’s Democratic delegation, which endorsed…

State Senator From Minot Calls Rep. Ilhan Omar “Elected Terrorist”

Sen. Oley Larsen also posted a fake photo that claims to show Omar holding a weapon at an al-Qaida training camp

MINOT, N.D. — A Republican state senator from Minot calls Minnesota Congresswoman Ilhan Omar an “elected terrorist” on Facebook. Sen. Oley Larsen also posted a fake photo that claims to show Omar holding a weapon at an al-Qaida training camp. It is actually an Associated Press photo taken at a Mogadishu military training campus in 1978, before Omar was born….

West Virginia Delegate Charged In Racist Sign Incident Featuring Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar

Democratic Delegate Mike Caputo has been charged with misdemeanor battery

Del. Mike Caputo and Rep. Ilhan OmarCHARLESTON, W.V. — A West Virginia lawmaker has been charged for an incident involving a racist sign featuring Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar. Democratic Delegate Mike Caputo says he was mad about a display at the statehouse falsely linking Omar with the September 11 terrorist attacks. It was part of West Virginia GOP Day in…

Rep. Omar Asks Other Members Of Congress To Visit Israel After Country Bans Her

Omar says she and Rep. Tlaib are being prevented from carrying out their duties as members of Congress

Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) (second from left) Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) (fourth from left)ST. PAUL, Minn. — Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota is calling on other members of Congress to visit Israel while she and Rep. Rashida Tlaib cannot. “Denying a visit to duly elected members of congress is not consistent with being an ally,” said Omar. The women made…

Rep. Ilhan Omar Accused of Filing False Tax Returns

Omar filed joint tax returns with her current husband years before they were legally married and at a time when she was married to another man

ST. PAUL, MN — Minnesota campaign finance officials say that Rep. Ilhan Omar filed joint tax returns with her current husband years before they were legally married and at a time when she was married to another man. The Minnesota Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board says Omar and her husband filed joint tax returns for 2014 and 2015. They weren’t…

House Passes Resolution Sparked By Minnesota Congresswoman’s Comments

Rep. Ilhan Omar Voted For The Resolution

UPDATED 4:50 PM 3/7/19 WASHINGTON, D.C. — The House has passed a resolution condemning anti-Semitism and other forms of discrimination and bigotry. The measure stemmed from controversial comments about Israel made by Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota. The vote was 407-23, with one member voting present. A two-thirds majority was needed to pass. Omar voted for the resolution. Some lawmakers…

President Donald Trump Aims One Of His Latest Tweets At Minnesota Congresswoman

Several elected officials in Minnesota have signed a statement of support for Omar

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Donald Trump tweeting that Minnesota Democrat Rep. Ilhan Omar’s newest remarks about Israel mark a `dark day’ for the Jewish state. House Democrats are preparing a rebuke of sorts. They are drafting a resolution declaring that the House opposes anti-Semitism and bigotry. Omar suggested last week that American supporters of Israel have conflicted allegiances. Republicans have demanded…

Democrats Condemning Anti-Semitism In Wake Of Comments By Minnesota Congresswoman

FBI Also Investigating Threat Directed At Democrat Rep. Ilhan Omar

WASHINGTON, D.C. — House Democrats will offer a resolution Wednesday condemning anti-Semitism in response to Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar’s latest remarks on Israel. The declaration, supported by Speaker Nancy Pelosi, comes after Omar made new remarks about Israel that critics are calling anti-Semitic. Meanwhile, the FBI and other law enforcement agencies are looking into a report of a threatening graffiti message…

Responding To President Trump’s Call To Resign, Rep. Omar Asks “When Will You?”

The Minneapolis Democrat tweeting that Mr. Trump has "trafficked in hate" his whole life

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Minnesota Congresswoman Ilhan Omar is firing back at President Trump after he called on her to resign over tweets seen as anti-semitic. The Minneapolis Democrat tweeting that Mr. Trump has “trafficked in hate” his whole life. She also asked when he plans to resign. In a pair of tweets over the weekend, Omar criticized the American Israel Public…