Democrat Congressional Candidate Refunds Donation from Ilhan Omar, Citing ‘Divisiveness’
A Democratic Party candidate for U.S. Congress in North Carolina has refunded a donation from Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), citing the freshman congresswoman’s “divisiveness.”
“Dan McCready has refunded a $2000 donation from Rep. Ilhan Omar. A spokesperson for McCready tells me Dan believes there is no place for divisiveness in politics and he didn’t feel it was appropriate to accept the donation,” according to WSOCTV’s Joe Bruno.
NEW: Dan McCready has refunded a $2000 donation from Rep. Ilhan Omar. A spokesperson for McCready tells me Dan believes there is no place for divisiveness in politics and he didn't feel it was appropriate to accept the donation #NC09 #ncpol @wsoctv
— Joe Bruno (@JoeBrunoWSOC9) April 17, 2019
McCready is running in a special election for North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District seat.
The Minnesota congresswoman has been dogged by controversy since she took office, first for her anti-Semitism, which she has displayed on multiple occasions, and then for her flippant attitude towards the worst terrorist attack in United States history. Omar described the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center and the The Pentagon by saying “some people did something,” in a video that recently resurfaced.
For the latter, she was recently slammed by President Donald J. Trump.
Big League Politics reported:
President Donald J. Trump posted a video to Twitter showing footage from the horrific 9/11 terrorist attacks alongside anti-Semitic Freshman Congresswoman Ilhan Omar’s description of the attacks as “some people did something.”
Rep. Omar has received endless push back to her characterization of the 9/11 terrorist attacks as “some people did something,” and now President Trump has chimed in with a powerful video posted to his Twitter.
The video starts with Omar telling viewers that “CAIR was founded after 9/11 because they recognized that some people did something,” then shows striking footage of the burning towers as the second plane hit, smoke billowing out of the Pentagon, and various news reports showing shocked reporters trying to come to grips with the largest terrorist attack on the United States.
President Trump’s video repeatedly replays Omar’s comment, showing different footage of the carnage and the survivors throughout. The president captioned the video with the text “We will never forget” written in all capital letters.
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