Prominent Minnesota Democrats Back Ilhan Omar

When asked if Ilhan Omar is a good fit for Minnesota he responded "That's up to the people who voted for Rep. Omar to decide if that's good representation or not. That’s not for me to opine on."

dean phillips,
Image Credit: Dean Phillips for Congress - Facebook

Democrats are backtracking out of initial plans to condemn Anti-Semitic comments made by Ilhan Omar.  Minnesota Democrats are taking things even further by supporting Ilhan Omar despite her lack of remorse.

Far left group Our Revolution Twin Cities has released a list of prominent Minnesota Democrats who are defending the comments of Ilhan Omar they include

Representative Aisha Gomez (62B)

Representative Jay Xiong (67B)

Representative Fue Lee (59A)

Representative Hodan Hassan (62A)

Representative Samantha Vang (40B)

Representative Mohamud Noor (60B)

-Angela Conley – Hennepin County Commissioner District 4

-Irene Fernando – Hennepin County Commissioner District 2

Andrea Jenkins – Ward 8 City Council Vice-President

Andrew Johnson, Minneapolis City Council Ward 12

Jeremiah Ellison – Minneapolis City Council Ward 5

Alondra Cano for Minneapolis City Council Ninth Ward

CM Phillipe Cunningham, Minneapolis City Council – Ward 4

Jeremy Schroeder – Ward 11 City Council Member

AK Hassan, Minneapolis Park Board Vice President, District 3, Vice President, Minneapolis Park Board

Londel French for Minneapolis Park Board, Minneapolis Park Board Commissioner At Large-Kale Severson, Minneapolis Park Board Commissioner District 2

Jono Cowgill for Park Board District 4
Chris Meyer for Park board Commissioner District 1

Saint Paul City Council member Mitra Jalali Nelson – Ward 4

Those who’ve made supportive statements of their own:
– Angela Conley – Hennepin County Commissioner District 4
– Cam Gordon, Minneapolis City Council Ward 2
– Tyler Moroles DFL State Treasurer

Congressman Dean Phillips who initially mildly criticized the comments made by Ilhan Omar has now backtracked and is refusing to comment. When asked if Ilhan Omar is a good fit for Minnesota he responded “That’s up to the people who voted for Rep. Omar to decide if that’s good representation or not. That’s not for me to opine on.”

***

Do you like Alpha News? Help us reach our year-end goals by donating today.