Georgia’s Senate runoff race has spawned a vicious social-media insult-fest pitting Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar against two Peach State Republican women — revealing worsening partisan bad blood in Congress.
GOP Sen. Kelly Loeffler threw the first punch on Twitter Friday, after Omar defended Georgia Senate Dem candidate Raphael Warnock for saying that “no one can serve God and the military” — fighting words in a state that supports multiple military bases.
“@IlhanMN completely agrees with his disgraceful comments about our active service members, veterans, and their families,” Loeffler posted, adding that “The Squad” — the group of four progressive congresswomen that includes Omar and AOC — shares Warnock’s “dangerous & extreme agenda.”
“Blatant lies,” Omar responded. “Pro tip: to win an election you run on ideas, debate your actual opponent and defend your record, not run against the Squad. Ask Trump, he f#%d around and found out.”
“You should be expelled from Congress,” Loeffler replied, citing “the video of