Ilhan Omar, a Democratic freshman congresswoman from Minnesota, has been a target of Conservatives from the day she took office. From Texas congressman Dan Crenshaw to President Trump, multiple Republicans have attempted to score points by going after the Muslim lawmaker.
Omar, who is very popular in her district, will run for reelection in 2020. A Republican woman named Danielle Stella would like to run against her. Stella will now face an uphill social media battle as she’s been banned by Twitter for repeatedly tweeting about Omar being hanged.
On Tuesday, Stella wrote in a now unviewable tweet, “If it is proven @IlhanMN passed sensitive info to Iran, she should be tried for #treason and hanged.”
The Trump supporting Republican followed that message by tweeting out an image of a stick figure being hanged.
In October, Stella was issued a second warrant for her arrest. She is accused of stealing over $2,000 in merchandise from an Edina, Minnesota Target. She blamed the theft on her PTSD.
The candidate also appears to be a follower of the conspiracy group QAnon. She had posted pictures of herself wearing a large Q necklace. She has also made a point of following and retweeting multiple figures connected with the movement.
When the Republican hopeful was banned, she showed little remorse for her actions. Stella released a statement which read, “My suspension for advocating for the enforcement of federal code proves Twitter will always side with and fight to protect terrorists, traitors, pedophiles and rapists.”
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