The uproar that gripped Capitol Hill Monday began after she suggested pro-Israel members of Congress are simply motivated by funding from the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC).
Fast forward to 2016, Omar – then a Minnesota state representative – went on to ask a judge to show leniency toward a group of Minnesota men accused of trying to join the Islamic State terror group.
One of the accused men, Abdirahman Yasin Daud, was facing over 30 years in prison for trying to join the terrorist group.
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Many other social media users pointed out that the “5 Black men” Omar claimed were taunted by the students were actually members of the notorious Black Hebrew Israelite group that made multiple anti-white and anti-LGBT comments toward students.