Rep. Boebert Offers Apology to Rep. Omar Over Jihad Comments

Rep. Lauren Boebert, R-Colo., on Friday apologized for suggesting Muslim Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., was mistaken for a terrorist in an elevator both were riding in the U.S. Capitol.

“I apologize to anyone in the Muslim community I offended with my comment about Rep. Omar,” Boebert wrote on Twitter. “I have reached out to her office to speak with her directly. There are plenty of policy differences to focus on without this unnecessary distraction.”

Boebert during an event in her district over the Thanksgiving break launched into what she described as a “jihad squad” moment at the U.S. Capitol.

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