Port: Republican state senator takes down false claim about Ilhan Omar and Al Qaeda, leaves up another post calling her a terrorist
State Senator Oley Larsen, a Republican from Minot, still hasn’t responded to my requests for comment from yesterday over a Facebook post he made of a picture he claimed was controversial Minnesota Congresswoman Ilhan Omar at an al Qaeda training camp.
The photo is from the Associated Press. It was taken in a Somali military camp in 1978, years before Omar was born in 1982.
Larsen has now taken that post down (I preserved screenshots here ), but he has left up a separate post made subsequent to the one I wrote about yesterday in which he, again, referred to Omar as a terrorist:
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