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Father of Killed 9/11 Firefighter Doubles Down on Criticism of Ilhan Omar

Jim Riches, the father of an FDNY firefighter killed in the terror attack of September 11th, 2001, doubled down on his criticism of Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) on Tuesday, demanding the freshman congresswoman apologize to him for downplaying the tragedy, according to a report.

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Hundreds Protest Ilhan Omar Speech to CAIR-Los Angeles

Hundreds of protesters gathered across the street from the Hilton hotel in Woodland Hills, California — and some unfurled banners from hotel balconies — to oppose Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), who addressed a fundraiser for the local branch of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR).

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