Ilhan Omar

Captain Truth Strikes Again

Jim Acosta says we should take politicians at their word

CNN Chief White House Correspondent Jim Acosta, sometimes referred to as "Captain Truth," is once again donning his firefighter's uniform and sprinting headlong into the blazing edifice of American democracy — this time in response to President Donald Trump's remarks about Rep. Ilhan Omar (D., Minn.) and the allegations that she committed immigration fraud by marrying her brother.

Ilhan Omar Told Jewish Voters She Opposed BDS During Election

Omar now a co-sponsor of pro-BDS legislation

Rep. Ilhan Omar's (D., Minn.) backing of pro-Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) legislation in the House comes just about a year after she told Jewish voters in her district she viewed the anti-Israel movement as counter-productive to peace efforts.

Omar: I ‘Do Not’ Regret Past Anti-Semitic Comments

'I'm grateful for the opportunity to really learn how my words made people feel'

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D., Minn) said in a recent interview that she doesn't regret her past anti-Semitic remarks, but says she is "grateful for the opportunity" to learn how her words have affected others.

Bass (D): I ‘Absolutely’ Believe Trump Will Have Blood on His Hands for ‘Racist’ Tweets

California congresswoman suggests President's tweets could lead to violence

Rep. Karen Bass (D., Calif.) on Tuesday responded in the affirmative that President Donald Trump will have “blood on his hands” if anyone commits a “racially inspired attack” because of his tweets aimed at Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.) and the three other female progressive Democrats known as “the squad.”