Ilhan Omar Reacts to Minnesota County Voting to Reject Refugees

This week, Beltrami County in Minnesota voted 3-2 to reject refugee resettlement, according to Beltrami Co. Commisioners Reed Olson and Craig Gaasvig.

The audience applauded when the resolution passed as most in attendance opposed allowing refugees.

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Minnesota Democrat lawmaker Ilhan Omar has now reacted for the first time on Twitter.

“Over 20 years ago, the state of Minnesota welcomed my family with open arms. I never would’ve had the opportunities that led me to Congress had I been rejected,” Omar wrote. “What Beltrami County is doing is denying refugees a chance at a better life.”

This article first appeared on TheConservativeOpinion.com 

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