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Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI), Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) pause between answering questions during a press conference at the U.S. Capitol on July 15, 2019 in Washington, DC.

Illinois GOP leaders posted a photo of 4 Democratic congresswomen and labeled it ‘The Jihad Squad’

The group's president, Mark Shaw, said in a statement over the weekend that the meme has been removed, and top state Republican leaders condemned the image.
U.S. President Trump speaks about U.S. Representative Omar at campaign rally in Greenville

Timeline of the chaotic series of events surrounding Trump’s racist tweets attacking ‘the Squad’

President Donald Trump's racist tweets directed at four progressive Democrats, who are women of color, have ignited a firestorm of criticism.
Michelle Obama held a conversation with Phoebe Robinson about her book "Becoming" at Oslo Spektrum on April 11, 2019 in Oslo, Norway.

Michelle Obama issues veiled rebuke of Trump’s racist tweets: ‘It’s not my America or your America. It’s our America.’

"What truly makes our country great is its diversity. I've seen that beauty in so many ways over the years," former First Lady Michelle Obama said.
US President Donald Trump speaks at a "Make America Great Again" rally at Minges Coliseum in Greenville, North Carolina, on July 17, 2019.

Trump says supporters who chanted ‘send her back’ are ‘incredible patriots’ just a day after disavowing the chants

"Those people in North Carolina ... Those are incredible people. Those are incredible patriots," President Donald Trump said on Friday.
Dan Le Batard.

ESPN’s Dan Le Batard rips into racist ‘send her back’ chants during Trump rally, breaking from company’s apolitical stance

Dan Le Batard took a moment during his show on Thursday to denounce the racist chants by Trump supporters aimed at Rep. Ilhan Omar.

Here’s everything we know about the persistent but unproven rumors that Rep. Ilhan Omar married her brother, which she has called ‘absolut...

No hard evidence has ever surfaced to prove that Omar's ex-husband Ahmed Nur Said Elmi is her brother or that any immigration fraud was committed.

Angela Merkel condemned Trump’s racist tweet about 4 congresswomen, saying it ‘thwarts America’s strength’ as a diverse countr...

Angela Merkel said she "without question" distanced herself from Trump's comment that US congresswomen should "go back" and fix their countries.
Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., conducts a news conference in the Capitol Visitor Center responding to negative comments by President Trump that were directed at the freshmen House Democrats on Monday, July 15, 2019.

House Democrats want extra security for Ilhan Omar after the ‘send her back’ chants

Many lawmakers believe Omar and her family's lives are in danger after the president's supporters called for her deportation at a Wednesday rally.
Then-candidate Donald Trump reads out Sen. Lindsey Graham's personal phone number during a campaign rally in July 2015.

‘When they do provocative things, they’re going to be met with provocation’: Lindsey Graham blames progressive Democrats in his stal...

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham said Trump was merely 'fighting back' because he was 'go through this crap everyday."

Rep. Ilhan Omar greeted with new chant upon arrival in Minnesota: ‘Welcome home Ilhan’

The Democratic congresswoman returned to the Twin Cities on Thursday evening, as crowds of supporters gathered at baggage claim to welcome her home.