WATCH: Omar and Tlaib Spotted Not Paying Attention During Trump’s SOTU Address

“Squad” members Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib were spotted not paying attention during President Trump’s State of the Union address.

Its’ unclear what they were doing but it looks like they were both either looking at a book or a cell phone trying to figure something out.

Omar flashes a smile briefly when she picks her head up as if she just figured something out.


Tlaib later revealed she walked out of the speech, tweeting:

I walked out of that speech. The lies, the bigotry, and the shameless bragging about taking away food stamps that people depend on to live—it was all beneath the dignity of the office he occupies. Shame on this forever impeached president.

Ilhan Omar tweeted Nancy Pelosi’s sarcastic clapping from last years’s 2019 SOTU speech.

Omar also tweeted:

Funny to see these Republicans claim we are irrelevant, yet pay such close attention to us while attending the 😜

Not mentioned during :

– The climate disaster
– The families he separated
– The Muslim countries he banned
– The white supremacists he praised
– The healthcare coverage he took away
– His tax scam for the rich

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