Donald Trump Jr.Donald (Don) John TrumpTrump Jr. blasts Time for choosing 'marketing gimmick' Greta Thunberg as Person of the Year White House calls Democratic witness's mentioning of president's youngest son 'classless' Lawmakers to watch during Wednesday's impeachment hearing MORE on Monday took aim at Democratic Rep. Ilhan OmarIlhan OmarBiden narrowly ahead in Iowa as Sanders surges, Warren drops: poll Sanders, Omar to hit campaign trail in New Hampshire House approves two-state resolution in implicit rebuke of Trump MORE (Minn.) for calling White House adviser Stephen Miller a “white nationalist.”

"I see that the head of the Farrakhan Fan Club, @IlhanMN, took a short break from spewing her usual anti-semitic bigotry today to accuse a Jewish man of being a 'white nationalist' because she apparently has no shame," the president’s eldest son tweeted Monday night, referring to Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, who has been accused of making anti-Semitic remarks for years.

 

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Trump Jr.'s tweet came in response to a post shared by Omar on Monday in which the Minnesota Democrat blasted Miller, who is widely seen as one of most hard-line advocates for stricter immigration laws in the Trump administration, as a “white nationalist.”

"Stephen Miller is a white nationalist," Omar said in a tweet. "The fact that he still has influence on policy and political appointments is an outrage." 

 

The lawmaker’s tweet also featured a link that pointed to story from CNN reporting that Miller lobbied the president to withdraw his nomination of Ron Vitiello to lead Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

Miller had reportedly said he didn't support the appointment because Vitiello wasn't fully in favor of shuttering the border.

Trump previously nominated Vitiello, who was named the acting head of ICE last year, but the White House withdrew his nomination last week. Trump told reporters that he was "going in a tougher direction."

"We’re going in a little different direction," Trump said last Friday. "Ron’s a good man, but we’re going in a tougher direction."