Association for Defending Victims of Terrorism – FoxNews reported, Ilhan Omar says America, like the Taliban and terrorist groups,has committed ‘unthinkable atrocities’
Rep. Ilhan Omar , D-Minn., on Monday appeared to place America in the same category as the Taliban, saying the U.S., Israel and the terrorist groups have all committed “unthinkable atrocities.”
Omar, a member of the progressive “Squad,” posted a tweet that said that the U.S. needs to “have
the same level of accountability and justice for all victims of crimes against humanity.”
The Minnesota Democrat then claimed America and Israel have committed “unthinkable atrocities” like those committed by the terrorist groups.
“We have seen unthinkable atrocities committed by the U.S., Hamas, Israel, Afghanistan, and the
Taliban,” wrote Omar. “I asked [Secretary of State Antony Blinken] where people are supposed to go
The post also included a video of the congresswoman questioning Blinken during the House
Foreign Affairs Committee’s Monday hearing on the State Department’s budget request and foreign
The Minnesota congresswoman is no stranger to controversy. Late last month, Omar accused Israel of committing “war crimes”
Following days of Israel war on Gaza, Omar tweeted in May that, “We should all be grateful that a ceasefire will prevent more civilians and children from being killed,”. “But now what? We need accountability for every war crime committed.”
“And we need to stop underwriting crimes against humanity while doing nothing to end the occupation,” she continued.