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Enjoy Rep. Ilhan Omar in March of this year, discussing the 9/11 terrorist attacks:

Whoops-a-daisy, huh?

Well, not only did that whole “some people did something” comment succeed in igniting a MASSIVE firestorm of controversy, but it also led to something positive: a challenge to Rep. Ilhan Omar’s re-election bid.

Enter Chris Kelley, who collected eleven military medals as a 27-year veteran of the U.S. Army and Army Reserves and clocked more than 36,000 hours patrolling the Minnesota streets as a 20-year veteran of the Minneapolis Police Force.

That’s quite a career, and Kelley now has his sights set on ousting Rep. Omar from her seat representing Minnesota’s 5th Congressional District in 2020.

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From Fox News:

“September 11 was a terrible loss of life, not just for police officers and firefighters and other first responders, but 3,000 people and non-combatants died, and to be dismissive of that was an outrage. I could sit and complain or I could do something about it,” Kelley, who is campaigning as an Independent, told Fox News. “And I believe I can be a positive voice in standing up for people in our country, and for our first responders and the people every day on the frontlines.”

In his view, current representative Omar has devoted too much time to crafting her “celebrity” than on being of service to the community, which he insists he will serve honorably if elected.

“As former military, I am here to serve and not further my status. I want to do a good job for the people I represent and I don’t have a personal agenda,” noted Kelley, who deployed once during Operation Desert Storm and twice during Operation Iraqi Freedom as an intelligence analyst and also holds an master’s degree in Criminal Justice Leadership from Concordia University in St. Paul. “I’m passionate about service and I just want to be able to continue that.”

Rep. Ilhan Omar doesn’t appear too concerned about her re-election bid, however. Rather than focusing on how to defeat her worthy opponent in 2020, she’s spending her days re-tweeting comments from the likes of Tom Arnold that mock Rep. Rand Paul for the “lawnmower attack” incident. 

From Newsweek:

Actor Tom Arnold and Omar were responding to July 27 Breitbart video showing the GOP senator saying he’s “willing to buy [Omar] a ticket to visit Somalia…she might come back and appreciate America more.” Paul falsely claimed Omar called the U.S. a “terrible country,” which prompted Arnold to rip into the Kentucky senator over a lawn mowing-related fight which left Paul with six broken ribs after he was tackled by a neighbor.

“Imagine being Rand Paul’s next door neighbor and having to deal with @RandPaul lying cowardly circular whiney bullcrap about lawn clippings. No wonder he ripped his toupee off,” read Arnold’s Monday tweet, which was retweeted by the Minnesota congresswoman.

For all her criticism of President Donald Trump, it sure seems like Rep. Ilhan Omar is taking a page out of his social media playbook.

The Chicks on the Right discussed all the controversy surrounding Rep. Ilhan Omar on Tuesday’s show. Click below to check it out.