Fox host questions whether Omar is ‘an American first.’
NEW YORK (AP) — Another Fox News Channel personality is questioning the loyalty of Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar.
“Fox & Friends” host Brian Kilmeade said on a segment Wednesday about the freshman Democrat that “you have to wonder if she’s an American first.”
The morning show was doing a segment about a speech the Democrat gave recently about the treatment many Muslim-Americans faced following the Sept. 11 terrorist attack. She said a Muslim rights organization started because people were losing civil liberties soon after because “some people did something.”
Omar tweeted that Kilmeade’s remark was a “dangerous incitement.”
There was no immediate comment from Fox News, where host Jeanine Pirro was suspended for two weeks last month following comments she made about Omar.