She usually stalks the halls of Congress with an RPG on her shoulder and a suicide vest strapped to her hijab, but the days for this militant ‘squad’ member were numbered. The House voted to remove Ilhan Omar from the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Thursday, as she immediately pulled out the obligatory race card in her defence.
On Wednesday, the House took a procedural step to allow them to remove the Democrat from the committee, where she has held a seat since she was first sworn in as a member of Congress in 2019. Ms Omar has been accused of making antisemitic comments in the past. The vote was official on Thursday afternoon.
Fellow squad member and cute little chihuahua, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez yelped very loudly in a speech in support of her squad colleague, but alas her protestations went nowhere.
Don’t worry, ladies of the Squad, the fight continues…