Skip to comments.Conservative activist disrupts campaign event for Muslim candidates
Posted on 08/12/2018 2:38:06 PM PDT by Simon Green
A conservative activist crashed a campaign event for two Muslim candidates on Saturday, interrupting them with shouted questions about Hamas and terrorist groups.
Laura Loomer, formerly of the group Project Veritas, shared images and video of the incident on Twitter, calling the candidates "Jihadi" and writing that she was helping Minnesotans break free from Sharia.
The event supported Minnesota state Rep. Ilhan Omar (DFL) and former Michigan state Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D). Omar is a Somali-American candidate running to fill the congressional seat vacated by Rep. Keith Ellison (D), who is running for Minnesota attorney general.
Tlaib, meanwhile, won the Democratic nomination for the seat previously held by former Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.). She is set to be the first Muslim woman and Palestinian-American woman elected to Congress.
The video shows Loomer confronting Tlaib and Omar at the event at Minneapolis Holy Land deli, shouting questions about female genital mutilation and why they hate Israel.
Loomer also brought up a number of unfounded accusations against Omar, including that she committed immigration fraud by marrying her brother, and allegedly misused campaign funds to pay for a divorce lawyer.
According to the Star-Tribune, Loomer was accompanied by a number of other people who interrupted the candidates while they spoke about their races.
Tlaib appears to recognize Loomer, and can be heard saying that she heard Loomer stalks her.
I actually like people like her, Tlaib says in the video.
Loomer, who has been described as "alt-right" and anti-Muslim due to her writings online and work for a far-right Canadian newspaper, told the Minneapolis Star-Tribune that she has been investigating Muslim candidates.
Minnesota state Rep. Ray Dehn (DFL) told the Star-Tribune that the disruption prevented the candidates from speaking very much, but praised the diversity of the attendees and their support for the candidates.
Unfortunately, [they] werent able to speak a lot because they kept getting interrupted, he said. Ive seen way too much of this, and its really getting sickening Islamophobia really has no place.
A spokesperson for Omar told The Hill that the campaign had no comment on the incident and that she and her team would be working to "connect with voters and earn their endorsement on Tuesday."
The Hill has also reached out to Tlaibs campaign for comment.
That is one brave gal. Pray for her safety.
Laura Loomer is a young reporter with nerves of steel.
A few weeks back, she confronted Mad-Maxine about those harass the GOP statements. Very few others have directly sked Maxine about on camera. The fact that Ms Loomer is probably of Jewish ancestory makes this all the more remarkable.
Pay attention to her.
By "unfounded" we mean "probably true if we were to bother looking into these allegations which we aren't going to do."
they’ll call her names for it. But she a is a real journalist unlike the fake journalists who are just paid operatives of the Dem party.
Conservative = crashes. Liberal = protests. Ugh.
We have a Somali-American and a Palestinian-American running for Congressional seats. If they win, as they say, what could go wrong???
Anyone working for the Hill should be disemboweled, skinned alive, burned at the stake, hanged, drawn and quartered, keel-hauled, and then *really* hurt.
Omar DID marry her brother.
From the article:
And later on in the article:
There is no Islamophobia only Islamorealism where those who know the truth despise the evil of Islam.
Good for her.
The libs have forgotten Triggleypuff and all their other ugly screaming hags.
And I LOVE Laura!!!
New Capitol Hill party game
Pin the tail on the Muslim ***.
When was the last time you heard leftist activist or even liberal activists
If someone disrupts Trump its people disrupt Trump as if its one of us - same with those disrupting the oil pipeline.
BRAVO LAURA ! !
C'mon now, alleged brother. LOL!
In either case, a fraudulent permanent residence and/or? citizenship was involved.
Using the left's tactics against them.
At least she's not stalking them to interrupt their dinners.
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