‘Welcome home!’ Ilhan Omar returns to Minnesota amid Trump smears

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Congresswoman greeted by chanting supporters at airport as president defended rallygoers, saying they are ‘incredible patriots’

Representative Ilhan Omar was greeted by a throng of supporters as she arrived home in Minnesota, fresh off attacks from Donald Trump and his supporters that included chants of “send her back” at the president’s rally this week.

As Trump renewed his criticism of Omar on Friday, the freshman lawmaker received a strong display of support from constituents in her district who greeted her at the Minneapolis-St Paul airport on Thursday with chants of “Welcome home llhan”.

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