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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.

December 22, 2020 Press Release

MINNEAPOLIS— Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) issued the following Donald Trump’s pardon of four Blackwater contractors convicted of killing 14 civilians in Iraq in 2007.

“This is a dark day for our country. Private Blackwater mercenaries Nicholas Slatten, Paul Alvin Slough, Evan Shawn Liberty, and Dustin Laurent Heard are war criminals. 

December 21, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON— Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) issued the following statement on the agreement on a coronavirus relief package and end of year spending bill, which she plans to support.

December 18, 2020 Press Release

MINNEAPOLIS— Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) released an report of her accomplishments in her first term, along with an end-of-year op-ed in the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

December 17, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswomen Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Ilhan Omar (MN-05), Maxine Waters (CA-43),Chair of the House Financial Services Committee, and Alma Adams (NC-12) introduced a resolution outlining a bold plan for President-elect Joe Biden to cancel up to $50,000 in Federal student loan debt for student loan borrowers using existing legal authority under the Higher Education Act.

December 16, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON— Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) issued the following statement on the ongoing coronavirus relief talks.

December 9, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Congressional Progressive Caucus announced its senior leadership, known as the CPC Executive Board, for the 117th Congress. The incoming Executive Board is made up of twenty-seven members – one Chair, one Deputy Chair, one Whip, three Chair Emeriti, two Special Order Hour Conveners, ten Vice Chairs, one Executive Board Member At-Large, and eight Deputy Whips.

December 8, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON–Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) issued the following statement after voting against the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA):

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