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No, Ilhan Omar Didn’t Call for Dismantling the US Economy and Political System

Posted on AllSides July 9th, 2020
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FACT CHECK

On July 7, 2020, U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minnesota, made remarks on structural racism and inequality during a press conference at the Minnesota state capitol. But her words were almost immediately misrepresented by right-leaning media outlets, commentators, and political figures, and misleadingly presented to make it appear she was undermining the U.S. political and economic systems.

Joined by members of the Minnesota Legislature’s People of Color and Indigenous caucus, Omar criticized her Republican congressional colleagues for failing to act on federal proposed police reform legislation in the wake of widespread...

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