Press Releases

December 7, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Representatives Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, and Ilhan Omar (MN-05), whip of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, released the following statement ahead of a Senate vote to block the sale of $650 million in Raytheon air-to-air missiles to Saudi Arabia:  

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December 1, 2021 Press Release

In case you missed it, Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) provided remarks on Islamophobia yesterday at a press conference.

You can view the remarks below. 

November 29, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Rep. Ilhan Omar released the following statement after she spoke with Rep. Lauren Boebert.

November 19, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) released the following statement after voting for the Build Back Better Act in the House.

“From the beginning of this process, progressives have put our votes on the line to deliver needed relief to our constituents in the Build Back Better Act, and today we got the opportunity to pass it out of the House. 

November 17, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (MI-13), along with Congresswomen Cori Bush (MO-01), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14), Ilhan Omar (MN-05), Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), and Jackie Speier (CA-14), introduced a House resolution recognizing that violence against women in politics is a global phenomenon and that more research should be conducted to examine its extent and effects in the Uni

November 12, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) today introduced a joint resolution of disapproval to block the sale of $650 million worth of weapons from the United States of America to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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November 5, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) released the following statement after voting "no" on the infrastructure bill.

November 4, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Yesterday, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County), Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and Congresswoman Sara Jacobs (D-CA) announced the reintroduction of the Arms Sale Oversight Act, which would align House procedure for reviewing major arms sales with existing Senate procedure under the Arms Export Control Act.

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October 25, 2021 Press Release
Led by Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Rep. Ilhan Omar, medal is the highest civilian honor from Congress

WASHINGTON—Today, the full Minnesota delegation in Congress introduced bipartisan legislation to award the Congressional Gold Medal to Prince Rogers Nelson. The legislation is led by U.S.

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