Minnesota’s 5th Congressional District race is arguably the most intriguing nationally out of all the Congressional elections in 2020, with incumbent Representative Ilhan Omar (D) facing pressure from Republicans Dalia al-Aqidi and Lacy Johnson.
SaraCarter.com has now profiled the two prominent Republicans challenging Omar. Johnson joined “The Sara Carter Show” in October 2019, while this reporter interviewed al-Aqidi on Friday. This reporter made multiple attempts to contact Rep. Omar‘s campaign communications team for an interview but has not received a response. This story will be updated if her team replies.
Born in Iraq under Saddam Hussein’s regime, Dalia al-Aqidi and her family fled the country in 1988 due to persecution. As an Iraqi journalist, she spoke out against Hussein. Her family left almost all of their possessions behind when they took off. The family created a new life for themselves in America and became U.S. citizens.
“When Omar, Rashida Tlaib and Linda Sarsour say that they