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U. S. Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar said the terrorist group al-Qaida makes her "proud."
U. S. President Donald Trump launched incendiary attacks on four freshman members of Congress, all of them women of color, in mid-July 2019. In an ongoing tirade, he called on the women, who are all American citizens, to “go back” to the countries they came from, and accused them of being anti-American.


Trump said that, “Omar laughed that Americans speak of al-Qaida in a menacing tone and remarked that, ‘You don’t say ‘America’ with this intensity.’ You [Omar] say al-Qaida makes you proud. Al-Qaida makes you proud. You don’t speak that way about America.” It was part of an onslaught at an event where the crowd began chanting “send her back” about Omar.

But Omar never said that al-Qaida makes her proud. So where did Trump get that particular story from?

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In the portion of the interview in question, Omar and host Ahned Tharwat were discussing the tendency for English speakers to pronounce Arabic words with an intensity that makes the words sound more threatening than their literal definitions. The Arabic term “madrassa,” for example, simply translates to “school.” Even the names of terrorist groups, they said, sound flat when translated from Arabic. Al-Qaida, for example, means “the army.” Al Shabab means “the youth.”

Omar called it a byproduct of sensationalism in the news media that casts Muslims in a suspicious light overall. As an example of the phenomenon, Omar said she took a college course on the ideology of terrorism, and noticed that the professor pronounced Arabic words in a peculiar way.
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