Press Releases

August 10, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON — The Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) announced today that a survey of its 96 members showed that a majority of respondents will not vote for a bipartisan infrastructure bill until the Senate passes a robust budget reconciliation bill to fund the rest of the American Jobs and Families Plans.


August 5, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON– Today, Congressman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), Congressman David Price (D-NC), and Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), along with more than 70 members of Congress, delivered a letter to President Biden calling for the immediate closure of the prison at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay.

August 3, 2021 Press Release

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) released the following statement after President Biden announced the CDC will extend the eviction moratorium. 

July 30, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Today, Rep. Ilhan Omar introduced the Sending Unconditional Payments to People Overcoming Resistances to Triumph (SUPPORT) Act and the Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI) Act, legislation designed to build a 21st century economy that is reflective of Americans’ everyday needs.
July 29, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Rep. Ilhan Omar passed five amendments through the House of Representatives this week, along with ten community projects for Minnesota’s 5th District.
July 27, 2021 Press Release
Bills Would Put Human Rights at the Center of Foreign Policy
WASHINGTON -- Today, Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) reintroduced the Stop Arming Human Rights Abusers Act (SAHRAA) and the Global Migration Agreement Act. 
July 23, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Rep. Ilhan Omar led a letter to President Biden requesting more information on the airstrike the United States carried out on July 20th, 2021, in Somalia. The letter also calls on the administration to define “collective self-defense” in the context of the airstrike and explain how the strike fits into the broader Somalia strategy. 

July 21, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), along with 23 Members of Congress led a letter calling on Secretary of State, Antony Blinken to create a special envoy to combat Islamophobia. The letter addresses the rise in attacks against the Muslim community. 

July 15, 2021 Press Release

MINNEAPOLIS— Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) released the following statement today after Governor Tim Walz issued Executive Order 21-25 to protect LGBTQ+ from the harmful practice of conversion therapy.