The Squad melts down over Omar's committee exit: Cori Bush calls it 'white supremacy'

February 04, 2023

Chaos erupted on the floor as Squad member Omar was kicked off committeeRep. Cori Bush accused Republicans of 'white supremacy' as she and other left-wing members of the Squad condemned their efforts to remove Ilhan Omar from the Foreign Affairs Committee. 'This institution is better because of her leadership and the foreign affairs committee benefits from her perspective,' she said. Omar's fellow House Foreign Affairs Committee member Rep. Andy Barr of Kentucky told that's he's spoken to the congresswoman about the current situation and she has a 'right to free speech' - but not to a committee post. when questioned about why he believes Omar should be kicked off the high-profile Foreign Affairs panel. So why should that member continue to sit on Foreign Affairs?'