Politics

Rep. Omar says Obama was just a ‘pretty face’ with policies similar to Trump

After facing backlash for comments critics saw as antisemitic, U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., also made headlines this week for her evaluation of former President Barack Obama.

Rep. Omar responds after Trump calls her apology ‘lame’

Citing some of his military and immigration positions, Omar claimed the 44th president was little more than a “pretty face” and shared many of the same beliefs she abhors in the current president.

Join Scope News founder Chris Agee in Phoenix for a two-day writers conference May 17 & 18. Click here for more details.

“We can’t be only upset with Trump,” she said. “His policies are bad, but many of the people who came before him also had really bad policies. They just were more polished than he was.”

If you’re enjoying Scope News, please click here to support journalism without an agenda.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s