Omar: I Have ‘Perspective Of A Foreigner’ On Foreign Policy


U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar calls for a foreign policy reset; wants and expects to engage in world debates.

The Minneapolis Star-Tribune reported: “The Somali-born Minnesota Democrat, saying she brings ‘the perspective of a foreigner’ to her new role, believes that American foreign policy needs to be changed in fundamental ways.” She added that U.S. foreign policy needs “something equivalent to the Green New Deal.”


Omar’s perspective is the last thing we need influencing our foreign policy. Who does she think she is?

Star Tribune:

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U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar has aggressively pursued a foreign policy legacy in her first five months in office, drawing sharp blowback from the Trump administration as she seeks to be a prominent voice on world affairs.

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The Somali-born Minnesota Democrat, saying she brings “the perspective of a foreigner” to her new role, believes that American foreign policy needs to be changed in fundamental ways.

“When I think about foreign policy, we need something equivalent to the Green New Deal,” Omar said in an interview, drawing a parallel to the sweeping climate change plan from New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, another high-profile member of the Democratic freshman class of 2018.

From her seat on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and with a growing international reputation, the former refugee is wading into debates over various global hot spots and controversies — turmoil in Venezuela, a brutal penal code in Brunei, U.S. tensions with Iran. Already accustomed to controversy thanks to comments critical of Israel’s political influence, which prompted rebukes from many fellow Democrats, Omar has ambitions for nothing less than a comprehensive reset of U.S. foreign policy.  More

Excuse me, but I want the perspective of an American brought to our foreign policy. Do what is best for America, not what is detrimental to America and to the benefit of foreigners.

She was brought to America as a child yet she still has “the perspective of a foreigner?”A brief moment of honesty for her that reveals all we really need to know about her.

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