“This is a president who has come to power vilifying and demonizing immigrants and refugees. He proudly said we should halt Muslims from entering our country. It’s not a surprise that he finds his biggest nemesis in me,” she wrote on Twitter, where she included a link to her HuffPost interview.
In the HuffPost article, Omar wastes no time blaming racism for the president’s opposition to her.
“He clearly has a disdain for black women who see themselves as equal to him. And so, for many people, it’s not a surprise that he finds his biggest nemesis in me,” Omar said.
“Clearly, I am a nightmare ― because he can’t stop really thinking about ways that he can continue to use my identity to marginalize our communities.”
Omar has repeatedly come under fire for a seemingly endless barrage of anti-Semitic comments.
Recently, when describing the September 11th terrorist attacks, Omar downplayed the significance of the events, and described the day as “some people did something.”