For the first time since President Joe Biden took office, on Tuesday the Pentagon conducted an airstrike in Somalia against al-Shabaab, a terrorist group linked to Al Qaeda. This was followed by another airstrike on Friday. These are the first of Biden’s tenure and the first strikes on Somalia sinceContinue Reading

Minnesota Representative Ilhan Omar introduced the Rent and Mortgage Cancellation Act on Thursday. The bill would institute a nationwide cancellation of rents and home mortgage payments through the duration of the coronavirus pandemic. In addition, the bill would constitute a full payment forgiveness, with no accumulation of debt for rentersContinue Reading

Myanmar

Minnesota representative Ilhan Omar said in a statement yesterday concerning the coup in Burma (Myanmar), “My heart is with the Burmese people, especially the Rohingya population, who have already suffered so much. “Until 2011, the Burmese people suffered under a five-decade military dictatorship, only to have their hopes for a peacefulContinue Reading

Minnesota Representative and member of the “Squad”, Ilhan Omar, led a letter to President Biden and Vice President Harris, signed by more than 50 members of Congress, urging the inclusion of recurring cash payments to the American people for the duration of the pandemic. The letter also calls for parityContinue Reading

Minnesota representative and member of the “squad”, Ilhan Omar, heaped praise upon President Joe Biden’s executive actions early in his presidency to include reentering the Paris Climate Agreement, revoking the Keystone XL pipeline permit and a mask mandate on all federal property, among many others. “It is a new dayContinue Reading