Jan 26, 2023 | Politics

McCarthy Trying to Remove Me from Committee to ‘Appease Trump’

McCarthy Trying to Remove Me from Committee to 'Appease Trump'

Representative Ilhan Omar  (D-MN) said Wednesday on MSNBC’s “All In” said Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) is attempting to remove her from her committee to appease former President Donald Trump.

Anchor Chris Hayes said, “Why you? Why this three? Do you have an understanding of how this category of can’t sit on the committees was drawn?”

Omar said, “It’s a really good question. My hint is that it’s probably to appease Trump. If you remember, when I was running for the Minnesota House seat, and Trump was running for president, he came to Minnesota and specifically talked about how Somali refugees should not enter our state, and certainly, we should not have any representation in government. Marjorie Taylor Greene, if you remember in 2018, after I got sworn in, was in Congress talking about Muslim invasion. When you think about Adam Schiff and Eric Swalwell,…

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