Freshman lawmaker Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) suggested on Monday that President Donald Trump is not really human when asked to compare him to former President Barack Obama.
Hays asked the congresswoman, “Do you think President Obama is the same as President Trump?”
“Absolutely not. That is silly to even equate the two. One is human and one is really not,” Omar said before getting in an elevator.
Omar’s comments about President Trump’s humanity come on the heels of an anti-Semitism scandal in the Democratic Party.
Democrats in the House of Representatives scrambled to pass a resolution condemning anti-Semitism following outrage over Omar’s repeated comments about Israel and the Jewish people. But the party couldn’t agree on rejecting only Omar’s comments – more about that in a moment.
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