Representative Ilhan Omar (D-Minnesota) attends a press conference with a delegation of Brazilian Congresswomen to discuss human rights and climate justice on February 26, 2020 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.

Source:  Jon Brown

Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) urged Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) to resign after calling for the “dismantling” of the U.S. political and economic systems Tuesday.

During a speech to members of the Minnesota People of Color and Indigenous Caucus in her home state, Omar said, “As long as our economy and political systems prioritize profit without considering who is profiting, who is being shut out, we will perpetuate this inequality. We cannot stop at criminal justice system. We must begin the work of dismantling the whole system of oppression wherever we find it.”

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