Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D-MN) mocked pro-Israel activists during a speech Saturday at a fundraising event for the Council of American-Islamic Relations at the Hilton Hotel in Woodland Hills, CA.
According to the Los Angeles Daily News, more than 1,000 people protested outside the event, waved American and Israeli flags, and accused Omar of anti-Semitism. The demonstrators also held banners that read, “CAIR hates Jews,” “Ilhan hates Israel,” and “Burn the Koran.”
Omar referred to the protestors as “very fascinating people” who are angry about a “Muslim woman who is in Congress.”
“I don’t think any of them realize that people like myself and many of the people in this room could care less about what they have to say,” she added.