The image of the players portrayed at the Holocaust Museum incited controversy coming off the heels of the women’s high profile protest of the U.S. National Anthem during the World Cup.
The scene is also reminiscent of controversy stirred up by the UK men’s team this year. A UK soccer player had to be educated about Nazis after making an ignorant Hitler salute.
In her remarks at the CAIR fundraiser in L.A., Omar urged attendees to “raise hell” and “make people uncomfortable” in an effort to reverse the fortunes of Muslim Americans, who the freshman Congresswoman suggested were demoted to second-class citizens following 9/11.
Later in her remarks, the Minnesota Democrat implied President Donald Trump was to blame for the deadly mosque shooting in Christchurch, New Zealand.