Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (DN.Y.) criticized Democratic House leadership for not punishing Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.) Her repeated Islamophobic statements on Rep. Targeting Ilhan Omar (D-Min.).
,It’s a shame there’s any hesitation,” Ocasio-Cortez tweeted Friday. “How can we have different results for different types of fanaticism or excitement?”
“Broken up against a member and you’re taken away. End of story,” said the woman in Congress, calling on Republicans to lose their committee functions.
In November, Rep. Paul Goser (R-Ariz.) was Condemnation She was stripped of her committee seats in the House and for posting a violent anime video that depicted her killing Ocasio-Cortez and attacking President Joe Biden.
later that month, boberto Mobs mocked about Omar being a suicide bomber, referring to the Muslim MLA as the “Jihad Squad”. And at another event in September, Boebert suggested that Omar was a terrorist, saying: “She no backpack, she wasn’t running away, so we’re good.”
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-California) has not publicly condemned Boebert for his Islamophobic comments.
and although the Democratic leadership issued a Statement Calling Boebert’s anti-Muslim comments “deeply offensive and concerning”, they have not proceeded to call for a condemnation vote against Boebert.
“It’s a very simple question: Does the House accept violent Islamophobia or not?Ocasio-Cortez tweeted on Friday. “should be ashamed every time” [Omar] or someone forced to defend themselves against dangers in their workplace alone [because] The institutions they serve in will not protect them. mess it up.”
Omar calls Boebert during a call between the two women on Monday Boebert refuses to apologize For targeting Umar with anti-Muslim remarks.
Omar – One who has faced Islamophobic attack on former President Donald Trump and republicans pundits and got a multitude of death threats — A voicemail received at the news conference he received after video of Boebert’s anti-Muslim comments was posted online: “There’s a lot that would love the opportunity to take you off the face of this fucking earth,” a male voice said. Said, calling Umar a “Muslim piece” and a “Jihadi”.
more than thursday Three dozen progressive House Democrats called Boubert would be taken away from the functions of his committee.