Ilhan Omar calls on Republicans to confront Islamophobia

TEHRAN, Dec. 01 (MNA) – Rep. Ilhan Omar played a threatening voicemail she received from an unnamed caller during a press conference on Tuesday and urged Republicans to counter Islamophobia.

A member of the US House of Representatives called on Republican leaders to work diligently to combat hatred speech spread against Muslims.

Ilhan Omar, a Democrat from Minnesota in the US House of Representatives, by playing a threatening voice message sent to her, called on Republican leaders to strive for countering Islamophobi, Associated Press reported.

"Sad she thinks bigotry gets her clout," Omar said in a tweet.

"Anti-Muslim bigotry isn't funny & shouldn't be normalized. Congress can't be a place where hateful and dangerous Muslims get no condemnation."

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