(Free Beacon) Freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar (D., Minn.) on Saturday questioned the patriotism of American-born citizens, claiming she "probably love[s] this country more than anyone who is naturally born" in the United States.
Omar participated in a foreign policy panel at the liberal Netroots Nation conference in Philadelphia when she made her comment. Omar began her remarks by making light of her past anti-Semitic comments and the backlash that has resulted from them.
"Something that I get criticized for all the time. It's not what you think, so don't gasp," Omar said, prompting laughter from the panel and audience.
Advertisement - story continues below