Rep. Ilhan Omar (D., Minn.) claimed during a rally today that refugees who come to the United States are "detained and tortured."
Omar told the crowd of activists, joined in their goal of defunding Immigration and Customs Enforcement, about the story of how her family risked their lives to flee Somalia into Kenya, before eventually coming to the United States. She said that because of her experience, she will "cry" every time she sees a picture of a little girl "standing in the desert waiting to get processed in the country," yada, yada, yada.
"The difference between what is happening to some of those little girls and me is that I didn't have a cage waiting for me," Omar said. "I had an open-armed people with moral clarity, awaiting us and saying ‘you've been through a lot, here's your new home, you're our new neighbor, you need water and you need food.'"
Instead of being grateful, she attacks the people that gave her a home, saying refugees in the United States do not receive the same "open-armed" treatment.
Of course Omar completely overlooks the fact that she arrived via an orderly process and lies about children in cages-- that was Obama.
Posted by Nic Rowan on February 7, 2019