Amanpour and Company

Ilhan Omar on her Historic Election

Clip: 01/15/2019 | 2m 55s

Ilhan Omar made history to become the first Somali-American legislator in the US, and – along with Michigan’s Rashida Tlaib – the first Muslim woman in Congress. She spoke with Christiane Amanpour about Steve King’s “white supremacist” remarks, the government shutdown, her own historic position, and her efforts to enact a so-called “Green New Deal”.

Aired: 01/15/19

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

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