Last April, he made a private visit to Pakistan, during which he met the then Prime Minister Imran Khan and visited Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK).
Democratic Party MP Ilhan Omar has been voted out of the powerful Foreign Affairs Committee by the majority House of Representatives of Republican Party MPs. The move has been condemned by the White House. The House voted 218 to 211 to expel her from the Foreign Affairs Committee. Ilhan Omar (40), who represents Minnesota’s 5th Congressional District.
Last April, he made a private visit to Pakistan, during which he met the then Prime Minister Imran Khan and visited Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK). The Biden administration clarified at the time that it was an “informal, personal” visit that in no way represented the US government’s position on Kashmir.
Controversial statement has been given regarding Modi government
Ilhan Umar has also given many controversial statements regarding Kashmir, Modi government. In April last year, he had given a statement in the American plane that the Modi government is committing atrocities against Muslims. The Biden administration will break the silence on this. He also visited Pakistan Occupied Kashmir last year.
The White House called the move unjust
When it comes to foreign affairs, we think she (Ilhan Omar) shouldn’t be working there, Speaker of the House of Representatives Kevin McCarthy told reporters after Thursday’s vote. McCarthy said, it is the responsibility of every member of Congress to pay attention to how they present themselves. The White House called the move unjust.
‘It’s a political ploy’
“We think this is a political ploy,” White House press secretary Karin Jean-Pierre said at her daily news conference. In recent weeks, other prominent Democratic Party lawmakers have been unjustly removed from key committees by Republican Party lawmakers in the House of Representatives. This is an insult to the American people. We believe that MP Omar is a highly respected member of Congress, Jean-Pierre said. He has also apologized for his earlier comments,
Has also been a sharp critic of the Jewish group
In his emotional speech on the floor of the House, Omar said he was not surprised by it. Omar (40) is the third Muslim lawmaker in the US House of Representatives. She represents the 5th Congressional District of Minnesota. For the past few years, she has been involved in the anti-India campaign inside and outside the House. She has also been a fierce critic of Israel and the Jewish bloc.
Who is Ilhan Omar?
Ilhan Omar, 40, is a Somalian-American politician, in 2019 she won the election from Minnesota and came to the US lower house. She is one of the first two Muslim women MPs to reach the US Parliament ie Congress. Not only this, she is also the first Somalian-American citizen. Let us tell you that in 1991, his family left the country and came to America due to the Somalian civil war.
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