Rep. Boebert apologizes after suggesting Rep. Omar mistaken for a terrorist in Capitol

Posted on AllSides November 26th, 2021
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Rep. Lauren Boebert, R-Colo., apologized Friday after video emerged of her suggesting that fellow Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., was mistaken for a terrorist in an elevator both were riding in the U.S. Capitol.

Omar, who is Muslim and wears a hijab, immediately criticized the video Thursday as "bigotry," adding that Boebert's description of the two members of Congress riding an elevator together never occurred.

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