Iraqi refugee launches GOP challenge to Ilhan Omar: 'She needs to be stopped'
Excerpt: Al-Aqidi decried the use of identity politics on the campaign trail. "Muslims, Christians, Jews are all Americans," she said, while going on to blast Omar's past comments that have been labeled anti-Semitic. "Every time she opens her mouth she says something either anti-U.S. or anti-Semitic," al-Aqidi said. Omar has apologized for past tweets about Israel that played on anti-Semitic tropes.Al-Aqidi also alleged that Omar is more interested in raising her own political profile than helping her constituents. "I am loyal to the country that gave me a chance, gave me a brighter future," she said, claiming that Omar "continually tries to weaken the country and divide us."
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