Ilhan Omar just returned home and got the surprise of her career

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Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D-MN) is one of the four freshmen progressive Democrats who have been the subject of offensively racist tweets telling them to “go back to where you came from” sent by President Trump this week.

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Trump’s comments sparked days of controversy and outrage that only grew more intense after a crowd of the president’s followers chanted “send her back” at his rally last night in North Carolina.

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Now Representative Omar has taken Trump’s advice and gone back to where she came from.

She arrived back in her home state of Minnesota this afternoon and was greeted by a rapturous and enthusiastic crowd of supporters at the airport in the Twin Cities where her constituents demonstrated that Trump’s vitriol did nothing to diminish their passion for their embattled congresswoman.

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Instead of chanting “send her back,” the representative was welcomed with shouts of “welcome back, Omar” as she exited the secure section of the airport to head towards the baggage area.

The support for Congresswoman Omar from the people whom she represents presented a sharp contrast to the billows of bigotry the Trump rally attendees emanated last night and was a welcome respite from the death threats that the Somali-born representative has been receiving since she became a target of the president’s political ire.

You can watch the warm Minnesota homecoming received by Representative Omar in the video clip below.

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Vinnie Longobardo is a 35-year veteran of the TV, mobile, & internet industries, specializing in start-ups and the international media business. His passions are politics, music, and art.

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