Somali-American Legislators Defend Rep. Ilhan Omar Against Racist GOP Attacks

ST. PAUL, Minn.– On Thursday, Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives removed U.S. Representative Ilhan Omar from the House Foreign Affairs Committee in a party-line vote. Senator Omar Fateh (DFL-Minneapolis) and Representatives Hodan Hassan (DFL-Minneapolis), Mohamud Noor (DFL-Minneapolis) and Samakab Hussein (DFL-St. Paul) issued the following statement in support of Omar: