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2020 Democrats Come to the Defense of Ilhan Omar Amid Trump’s Criticism

2020 Democrats Come to the Defense of Ilhan Omar Amid Trump’s Criticism

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Some Democrats have defended Rep. Ilhan Omar after Trump and conservative media attacked her for her comments about the September 11 attacks. Last month, when Rep. Omar attended an event organized by the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), she spoke on how the 9/11 attack affected Muslims living in the U.S. “For a really long time, Muslims have lived with the problems of being second-class citizens” she said. According to her, the September 11 attack led to an increase in the rate of Islamophobia. After the attack, Muslims realized that “some people did something” and that they were beginning to lose access to their civil liberties. This prompted the establishment of the CAIR. The line "some people did something" appears to have caught the attention of President Trump a
Treasury Department Fails To Meet Deadline For Turning Over Trump’s Tax Returns

Treasury Department Fails To Meet Deadline For Turning Over Trump’s Tax Returns

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The treasury department has missed the Wednesday deadline for submitting the President's tax returns to the Congress. Treasury Secretary, Steven Mnuchin on Wednesday evening, released a letter stating that he needs more time to consider the request of the House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal to handover the tax returns of president Donald Trump. Mnuchin made it clear that the demand did not sit well with the administration. The Treasury Department Secretary, in his letter, wrote about his concerns over “an abuse of authority” and stated that the law used by Neal to back his request is not for the purpose of castigating and embarrassing political figures of another party. Mnuchin said that the Department is requesting counsel from the Department of Justice to make sure