Press Releases

January 28, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) led a letter to President Biden and Vice President Harris urging the inclusion of recurring cash payments to the American people for the duration of the pandemic. The letter also calls for parity of payments for adults and dependents, and inclusion of all immigrant workers and their families. 

January 27, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON— Tomorrow, Congresswomen Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12), Ilhan Omar (MN-05), and Jan Schakowsky (IL-09) will introduce an amendment to the Constitution of the United States "recognizing and securing the fundamental right to life, liberty, and property, which includes housing, health care, education, and nutrition."

January 21, 2021 Press Release

MINNEAPOLIS—Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) issued the following statement on President Joe Biden’s executive actions in his first two days of office. 

“It is a new day for America. After months of engagement and conversations with the progressive movement, Joe Biden took bold action immediately on some of the greatest threats facing our country, including:

January 13, 2021 Press Release

In case you missed it, Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) provided remarks today on the floor of the House of Representatives on why she will vote to impeach President Trump. 

You can view the remarks below and video here. 

January 11, 2021 Press Release

In case you missed it, Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) introduced two articles of impeachment against President Donald J. Trump. The first article cites President Trump’s abuse of power for attempting to overturn the 2020 presidential election results in Georgia. The second article addresses the incitement of violence for orchestrating an attempted coup against our country.

January 7, 2021 Press Release
Resolution is co-lead by Reps. David Cicilline, Ted Lieu, Al Green, Hank Johnson, Ayanna Pressley, Rashida Tlaib, Vicente Gonzalez, Jamaal Bowman, Mondaire Jones, Veronica Escobar, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and Cori Bush.

WASHINGTON—Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) today unveiled a privileged resolution to impeach President Donald J. Trump for high crimes and misdemeanors, co-lead by Reps. David Cicilline, Ted Lieu, Al Green, Hank Johnson, Ayanna Pressley, Rashida Tlaib, Vicente Gonzalez, Jamaal Bowman, Mondaire Jones, Veronica Escobar, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and Cori Bush.

January 6, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) released the following statement after gunmen stormed the Capitol in an effort to overturn the election results. 

January 6, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) released the following statement today, before Congress formally votes to certify the 2020 Presidential election results.

“Let’s be clear: this is nothing less than an attack on our republic. Countries around the world look to the United States as the gold standard for a functioning and thriving democracy.

January 4, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON–Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) issued the following statement after the Rules package was announced for the 117th Congress. 

“I always say you get what you organize for. And this rules package is a perfect example of progressives organizing for necessary change and winning.

January 4, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON–Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) issued the following statement after President Trump tried to overturn election results on a call with the Republican Secretary of State of Georgia.

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