Rep. Lauren Boebert, tweeted out an apology to the Muslim Community after video showed Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) making anti-Muslim remarks in reference to Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN). CNN’s Alisyn Camerota and Lauren Fox discuss.
Republican has a long history of bigoted comments Lauren Boebert has referred to Ilhan Omar as the “jihad squad member from Minnesota” during a House debate on Wednesday. Ms Boebert faced intense criticism on social media for the inflammatory comment during a debate over whether Paul Gosar should be censured for posting an anime clip depicting Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez being killed.Continue reading “Anger as Boebert refers to ‘jihad squad’ in debate about Republican video depicting murder of AOC”
The Senate on Tuesday passed a roughly $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure deal, a significant win for President Biden and the first step on his top legislative priority. Senators voted 69-30 on the bill, which was spearheaded by a bipartisan group of senators led by Sens. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) and Rob Portman (R-Ohio). Nineteen GOP senators voted with all Democrats to pass theContinue reading “Senate passes $1T bipartisan infrastructure bill in major victory for Biden”
Once again, Democratic leadership is smearing Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar over her completely accurate statement.
“If one in four recipients are making more off unemployment than they did working, that’s not an indictment of $300 a week in UI benefits. It’s an indictment of corporations paying starvation wages.” Pushing back on the right-wing narrative about the reason for real or perceived labor shortages in some markets nationwide, progressives on FridayContinue reading “Pay a Living Wage or ‘Flip Your Own Damn Burgers’: Progressives Blast Right-Wing Narrative on Jobs”
A Minnesota attorney has been fined $10,000 for signing Republican voters onto election challenge lawsuits against the state’s Democratic officials, among them Representative Ilhan Omar, without their knowledge or permission. Attorney Susan Shogren Smith was sanctioned by a Minnesota court on Friday after she “bamboozled” voters into being named as plaintiffs in five complaints aimed atContinue reading “GOP Attorney Fined $10,000 for Bogus Election Challenges Against Ilhan Omar, Other Democrats”
“What’s a Democratic majority if we can’t pass our priority bills? This is unacceptable.” Imploring Democrats not to retreat in the face of mere advice from an unelected official, Congresswoman Ilhan Omar of Minnesota late Thursday urged her Senate colleagues to use their narrow majority to replace the chamber’s parliamentarian and abolish the archaic 60-vote filibuster—two obstaclesContinue reading “‘Abolish the Filibuster. Replace the Parliamentarian’: Ilhan Omar Says Democrats Must Go Big to Pass $15 Minimum Wage”