Trump campaign adviser Katrina Pierson calls Muslim Congresswoman Ilhan Omar a ‘terrorist’ in Instagram post – The Sun

A senior adviser on President Trump’s campaign team has lashed out at Representative Ilhan Omar on social media, calling the Muslim congresswoman a "terrorist."

On Tuesday, Katrina Pierson shared a meme on her Instagram story using the slur against the Minnesota lawmaker.

The meme shared by Pierson is a picture featuring Omar and President Trump.

In the first image, you can see a photo of Omar with a statement that read “I HATE TRUMP.”

Below her photo is one of Trump with the statement written “MOST TERRORIST DO.”

Omar, the first Somali refugee to be elected to Congress, responded on Twitter to Pierson’s post, saying: “Trump and his campaign don’t only have a problem with me and people who look like me."

"They are threatened by our growing progressive movement,” added Omar

“So much of their donors are even funding out Democratic establishment opponents’ campaigns."

The post, which was shared to social media, was roundly criticized.

“Three important elements to trump campaign; racism, racism and racism,” said @joebillharrison

User @Krikalitika said: “Isn’t Katrina Pierson also the one who, very early on in Trump’s desecration of our country, made a point of wearing a necklace constructed entirely of bullets in a guest shot on a talking heads pundit show?”

Just last year, Pierson used a fake video of “rock fire in Gaza” to attack Omar.

The video was actually from a missile fire in 2015 during the Ukrainian conflict against Russian-back separatists.

Omar has been an outspoken critic of the Trump administration, recently saying his response to the pandemic could cost "hundreds of thousands of lives"

“I think with each day that goes by, it becomes clearer and clearer how badly this administration has completely failed the American people,” Omar told Sirius XM in April.

"I would say the level of incompetency, and the narcissism that drives need to constantly focus on what his poll numbers are, what the ratings look like, who is being nice to him and who isn't, is completely appalling," she added.

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