MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — An anti-Muslim poster featuring Minnesota Representative Ilhan Omar caused an uproar Friday at the West Virginia State Capitol.
The poster likens Omar to the 9/11 terrorists. It was displayed in the rotunda of the capitol on West Virginia GOP Day.READ MORE: Minnesota Weather: Widespread Wind Chill Advisories Through Wednesday
During an argument over the poster, witnesses say Sergeant at Arms Anne Lieberman called all Muslims terrorists. She resigned Friday night.READ MORE: Wild Match Franchise Goals Record In 8-2 Win Vs Canadiens
A Democratic representative faces possible punishment after kicking in a door in anger and hurting someone on the other side.
“When we’ve got doorkeepers going nose to nose with members, sergeant at arms going nose to nose with members, we have created an anger that I’ve never witnessed in 23 years in this body and it sickens me. It absolutely sickens me,” said Del. Mike Caputo, (D) Marion, West Virginia.MORE NEWS: How Should People Act After Isolating From COVID? And How Long Does Natural Immunity Last?
Rep. Omar tweeted about the situation Friday evening.
No wonder why I am on the “Hitlist” of a domestic terrorist and “Assassinate Ilhan Omar” is written on my local gas stations.
Look no further, the GOP’s anti-Muslim display likening me to a terrorist rocks in state capitols and no one is condemning them! https://t.co/0ouCaloWqh
— Ilhan Omar (@IlhanMN) March 1, 2019