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Omar hangs up on Boebert, throughout name over anti-Muslim remarks

Omar hangs up on Boebert, throughout name over anti-Muslim remarks

Tensions flared as Rep. Lauren Boebert dug in on her current feedback suggesting that Rep. Ilhan Omar has ties to terrorism.

WASHINGTON — Tensions flared Monday as U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert dug in on her current feedback suggesting {that a} Muslim congresswoman has ties to terrorism amid mounting requires GOP leaders to sentence the Colorado Republican.

A cellphone name between Boebert and U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar, a Minnesota Democrat, ended with Omar hanging up on Boebert after Boebert rebuffed a request for a public apology and as a substitute demanded that Omar apologize for “anti-American, anti-Semitic” rhetoric.

> Commentary in video above: We maintain Congresswoman Boebert to a special commonplace than different Colorado politicians.

In the meantime, most Republicans remained silent as Democrats, together with Omar, known as on Home Minority Chief Kevin McCarthy to “really maintain his social gathering accountable.”

“I imagine in partaking with these we disagree with respectfully, however not when that disagreement is rooted in outright bigotry and hate,” Omar stated in a press release. “Up to now, the Republican Get together management has achieved nothing to sentence and maintain their very own members accountable for repeated situations of anti-Muslim hate and harassment. This isn’t about one hateful assertion or one politician; it’s a few social gathering that has mainstreamed bigotry and hatred.”

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