Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) offered to contribute to a ticket to Somalia for Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D-MN), a former refugee and American citizen who escaped violence in her birth country of Somalia as a child. Paul's comments come weeks after President Donald Trump's racist tweets against four congresswomen of color, including Omar, suggesting they "go back" to their countries.

Speaking to the far right publication Breitbart, Paul chastised Omar for being "as ungrateful as you can get," falsely claiming that the congresswoman called the United States a terrible country.

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Far-right Fox News host Tucker Carlson is no stranger to bigoted rants. He's lost advertisers and spurred boycotts for unleashing racist rhetoric both on and off the air.

But Carlson's prejudice took aim at a specific member of Congress during his Tuesday night show: Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D-MN).

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