Farrakhan Praises Omar for Anti-Semitic Language: ‘You Have Nothing to Apologize For’


Farrakhan: My sisters, you were sent there to shake that house up


Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan on praised Rep. Ilhan Omar for her anti-Semitic language, saying she has "nothing to apologize for."

Farrakhan, who has a long history of using anti-Semitic language, including comparing Jews to "termites" last October, delivered remarks at his movement’s Saviours’ Day conference in Chicago. During the two-hour speech, he talked about the need to break up Democracy before he went on to praise the 102 women in Congress, specifically Omar.

FARRAKHAN: "Ms. Omar from Somalia – she started talking about ‘the Benjamins' and they are trying to make her apologize. Sweetheart, don't do that. Pardon me for calling you sweetheart, but you do have a sweet heart. You sure are using it to shake the government up, but you have nothing to apologize for"


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