The Washington Examiner: Ilhan Omar confessed to embellishing a story she told to 400 high school students

Rep. Ilhan Omar confessed to falsifying a story she shared in front of about 400 students at Richfield High School in Minneapolis.

The anecdote was from Omar’s days of working for a Minneapolis city councilman five years ago.

She described a “sweet, old … African American lady” who got arrested for stealing a $2 loaf of bread to feed her starving 5-year-old granddaughter and spent the weekend in jail.

Omar said she attended the courtroom when the woman was brought in, and yelled, “Bulls—!” when the woman was fined $80 she couldn’t pay.

After the congresswoman’s speech, for which she was 30 minutes late and cost the students their lunch period, the Washington Post investigated the claim.

“I’m not sure. … The details might not have all matched, but that’s what I remember,” the Minnesota Democrat said in an interview. “She might have had a prior [arrest].”

Source: Ilhan Omar confessed to embellishing a story she told to 400 high school students

Mob with Hammers Descends on Minneapolis East Bank LRT Patrons – Alpha News

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It was 10 ‘males’ wielding hammers who descended upon bystanders in Minneapolis waiting on public transit to toot toot around.

A mob of eight to 10 males wielding hammers descended upon bystanders at the East Bank Light Rail station on Friday night injuring several, according to recorded police dispatch audio.

Source: Audio: Mob with Hammers Descends on Minneapolis East Bank LRT Patrons – Alpha News