Rep. Ilhan Omar was caught laughing on camera as a journalist asked her to condemn the Antifa Firebomber.
By Tom Pappert
Jul 16, 2019
Believing she was off camera, Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) was cackling on camera after a Rebel journalist asked whether she would condemn the Antifa Firebomber and the violent behavior of the loosely associated group.
Video journalist Keean Bexte repeatedly asked Omar and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to disavow the Antifa Firebomber who attacked a migrant detention facility in Tacoma, Washington last weekend. Apparently believing she was not on camera as she entered a vehicle, Omar is seen laughing maniacally as the journalist continued to ask questions, a reaction that audibly threw Bexte off kilter and appeared to shock the journalist.
“Do you feel responsible at all? Will you tell Americans not to be violent anymore? Antifa to be,” he stammered, noticing Omar laughing in the next seat over, “to be exact? Should Antifa stop being violent?”
On Twitter, Bexte wrote “After repeatedly asking @Ilhan and @AOC if they would condemn the Antifa firebomber, and if they felt partly responsible, the two got into their SUV and Omar (likely thinking she was off camera) burst into ear to ear laughter.” He added, “Was there ever a doubt Omar hated America?”
After repeatedly asking @Ilhan and @AOC if they would condemn the Antifa firebomber, and if they felt partly responsible, the two got into their SUV and Omar (likely thinking she was off camera) burst into ear to ear laughter. Was there ever a doubt Omar hated America? pic.twitter.com/7OREVpwfSj
— Keean Bexte (@TheRealKeean) July 16, 2019
Over the weekend, President Donald Trump suggested Omar and her associates should consider leaving the United States if they hate the country, and was roundly accused of racism as a result. Omar, who previously referred to those who perpetrated the horrific terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 as “some people” who “did something”, has a long track record of appearing to loathe the United States.