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President Trump calls Omar an “America-hating antisemite,” calls Squad ‘Nightmare for America,’ says Omar will help him win home state in 2020


“THE PRESIDENT WON THIS ONE,” SAID AN UNNAMED DEMOCRAT POLITICIAN OF PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP’S “SHOWDOWN” WITH THE DEMOCRAT “SQUAD” OF REPS. ALEXANDRIA OCASIO-CORTEZ (D-NY), ILHAN OMAR (D-MN), AYANNA PRESSLEY (D-MA),  AND RASHIA TLAIB (D-MI), ACCORDING TO CLAIMS MADE BY CNN’S JAKE TAPPER ON WEDNESDAY.

Trump’s implicit criticisms of Omar — describing the Somali immigrant-turned-politician as an America-hating antisemite — triggered a broad partisan Democrat coalescence around her and other “Justice Democrats” in the aforementioned squad. High unfavorability ratings among Ocasio-Cortez, Omar, Pressley, and Tlaib amounted to a political win for Trump, according to Tapper’s claims.





Nearly every day over the last week, the president has blasted four freshman progressive House lawmakers — Reps. Omar, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., and Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass. He has argued they should leave the United States if they don’t love America, provoking accusations of racism.


On Tuesday, he referenced Omar’s recent vow to be a “nightmare” for him and said: “No, AOC Plus 3 are a Nightmare for America!”
One Minnesota Democrat – Sen. Amy Klobuchar, who is running for president – hit back at Trump over his vow to win her state, which Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton narrowly won in 2016.
“You’ll never win Minnesota, Donald Trump,” Klobuchar, who has struggled to gain traction in the polls, tweeted. “I’ll make sure of it. Our state economy is strong because of our great workers and businesses. And the last time I checked, racist words and putting a congresswoman and her family in harm’s way aren’t very popular in our state.”
This past March, the Democrat-led House overwhelmingly passed a bipartisan resolution that indirectly condemned Omar’s repeated “anti-Semitic” and “pernicious” comments, including some in which she suggested Jewish politicians in the U.S. were bought and paid for.
In April, a tweet from Omar resurfaced in which she claimed U.S. forces killed “thousands” of Somalis during the 1993 “Black Hawk Down” mission — despite multiple analysts concluding the number was much smaller.

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