Ilhan Omar Confronts Venezuela Envoy About Iran-Contra Affair and Human Rights
Thursday, 14 February 2019 Representative Ilhan Omar, a Minnesota Democrat, clashed with Elliott Abrams, a Trump administration official, over his role in foreign policy scandals in Central America decades ago.
Newly-elected Democratic Congresswoman Ilhan Omar, during a hearing on Venezuela on Wednesday, said she "failed to understand" why the American people should believe Special Envoy Elliott Abrams' statements on Venezuela, given his involvement in the Iran-Contra scandal of the 1980s. In the testy...
Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar on Wednesday had a heated exchange with the Trump administration's envoy to Venezuela over his record in Latin America. The Minnesota congresswoman pressed Elliot Abrams on..