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US Representative Ilhan Omar Faces Rise in Death Threat after President’s Tweets

US Representative Ilhan Omar Faces Rise in Death Threat after President’s Tweets
US Representative Ilhan Omar Faces Rise in Death Threat after President’s Tweets

US Congresswoman and Representative Ilhan Omar said that she has been facing an increase in death threats after a social media post that was made by US President Donald Trump.

Omar is a pertinent Muslim member of the Congress in the United States and she has accused President Donald Trump of machining controversial statements against the right-wing extremists. Things have become so worse that the Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi had to announce for a security assessment for the lawmaker in order to protect her from any kind of harm.

President Donald Trump has been found to repeatedly criticize the Muslim with terrorist tag and also claiming that the Muslims hated the United States. Speaking against them has also fetched rich rewards for the president as he keeps doing so repeatedly. With the election date, proceeding closed the US President seems to be using the same method once again, one of the targets being the congress representative Ilhan Omar.

The reason why the president keeps speaking against the representative is probably because of her background. She belongs from a Somali refugee family that had received asylum in the United States. Back then Omar was in her teenage years. However, this does not make any difference for the president who seems to have found out the perfect point for speaking against her. Trump has also address Omar as a terrible person while speaking to the reporters.

In the video posted by Donald Trump in his social media handle he has also given reference to the 9/11 incident and clearly marked in capital letters, “WE WILL NEVER FORGET.” He has also pointed out the comments of Omar to be anti-Israel and anti-Semitic.