WATCH: Omar claims she and Whitmer love the country “way more than” Trump

Appearing on “The Week with Joshua Jackson” Ilhan Omar responded to criticism for Trump and claimed she and Governor Whitmer love the country more than the President.

“I would certainly reckon…not only Somalis, but myself, the governor of Michigan, our speaker, all love this country way more than the president” Omar said “who is not only destroying the presidency but everything this country stands for.”

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Omar also blamed Trump for creating a hostile environment in her eyes.

Omar wrote “Donald Trump’s repeated unhinged, conspiratorial attacks on me and other prominent female politicians are not just sexist. They are leading to frequent threats against our lives. It has to stop.”

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