Ilhan Omar Mounts Pressure On Biden To Enact Far-left Agenda If Elected
He should 'fill the cabinet positions' with progressive Democrats.
Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) said if presidential nominee Joe Biden wins the election next week, he should fill his cabinet with progressive Democrats.
The far-left congresswoman is demanding that, if the former vice president beats President Donald Trump, he must enact the policies that the radical-left wing of the party wants.
“A president is only as successful as his collaboration is with Congress and we will have a cohort of progressives that are very clear about their objectives for wanting the implementation of, you know, Medicare For All and a Green New Deal and raising the minimum wage and not allowing for fracking,” Omar said.
Omar added that Biden should "fill the cabinet positions” with progressive Democrats.
She also claimed the American people crave the policies espoused by Sen. Bernie Sanders.
“We know at every single exit poll, you know, Medicare For All was 60%, 70%, 80% in some places throughout the primary,” she claimed.
“And, you know, those were not only the places where Bernie was leading, they were places where Joe was leading," Omar added.
"And so that should signal to Joe Biden that these people trusted me to lead, but these were the policies that they want me to lead on and, you know, act accordingly.”
Last week, Omar questioned the president's patriotism, claiming that she and her radical-left allies "love this country way more than the president."
The Minnesota lawmaker was responding to President Trump's recent blasting of Omar, during which he accused her of entering the US illegally and of "hating" America.
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"It’s really also just astonishing to see the way in which he characterizes what love for this country is," Omar said in an interview on MSNBC's The Week with Joshua Johnson.
Last year, Omar declared that living in “ugly” American society is "an everyday assault."
In an interview for Vogue Arabia, the radical Minnesota lawmaker claimed that "every day,” she is "threatened" and "demonized" due to the "ugliness" that she says is ingrained in the US populace.