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Nancy Pelosi Claims Her Rebuke of Ilhan Omar Was Not, In Fact, a Rebuke


Despite releasing a statement last week condemning Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) over a tweet that seemingly compared the United States with the Taliban, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi attempted to claim on Sunday that she did not, in fact, rebuke the progressive lawmaker.

After asking Secretary of State Antony Blinken where the victims of attacks from the Israeli and Afghan governments can go for justice, Omar tweeted last week that we “must have the same level of accountability and justice for all victims of crimes against humanity.”

“We have seen unthinkable atrocities committed by the U.S., Hamas, Israel, Afghanistan, and the Taliban,” the Minnesota congresswoman added, sparking intense backlash across the ideological spectrum.

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