Omar Receives Rock Star’s Welcome Upon Arrival at Minnesota Airport: ‘Welcome Home Ilhan’

Breitbart | 7/18/2019 | Hannah Bleau
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A group of celebratory supporters greeted Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) upon her arrival in her home state Thursday night, following a week loaded with controversy and fighting on Capitol Hill.

Omar – who has been the subject of controversy over the last week, following President Trump’s call for her and other “Squad” members to “go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came” and “come back and show us how it is done” – received a star’s welcome upon her arrival in her home state. A crowd of supporters greeted her, shouting, “Welcome home Ilhan.”

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She retweeted the video with the caption, “It’s good to be home.”

The warm greeting came in the wake of an ongoing battle between Omar’s “Squad” and the president.

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During Trump’s rally in Greenville, North Carolina Wednesday evening, the crowd broke into a “send her back” chant. However, the crowd did not start chanting the phrase until Trump mentioned the lawmaker’s history of “launching vicious, antisemitic screeds.”

The president told reporters on Thursday that he “felt a little bit badly” about the crowd’s...
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