Rapper Cardi B took to Instagram to support Rep. Ilhan OmarIlhan OmarOmar targeted by suspicious substance deemed not hazardous Omar, Klobuchar lead charge seeking Congressional Gold Medal for Prince Dozens of Democrats call for spending bill to pass 'climate test' MORE (D-Minn.) after the audience at President TrumpDonald TrumpJan. 6 panel plans to subpoena Trump lawyer who advised on how to overturn election Texans chairman apologizes for 'China virus' remark Biden invokes Trump in bid to boost McAuliffe ahead of Election Day MORE’s Wednesday night campaign rally chanted “send her back” about the Somali American lawmaker.
The “Bodak Yellow” star posted a photo of Omar smiling with the caption, “You know you that bitch when you cause all this conversation,” a lyric from the Beyoncé song “Formation.”
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This is not the first time this week Cardi B, born Belcalis Almánzar, has weighed in on politics. The Bronx-born rapper tweeted Tuesday that she was “really sad” that Democratic voters “let down” Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersOvernight On The Money — Senate Democrats lay out their tax plans Overnight Health Care — Presented by Altria — FDA advisers endorse Pfizer vaccine for kids Manchin: 'I think we'll get a framework' deal MORE (I-Vt.) during the 2016 presidential primary.
She wrote that the senator has “been fighting for equal rights, HUMAN rights for such along time."
"Seeing this country become a better place been really his passion for a long time not a new front for a campaign," she added.
I been reading about Bernie Sanders and I’m really sad how we let him down in 2016 This man been fighting for equal rights,HUMAN rights for such along time.Seeing this country become a better place been really his passion for a long time not a new front for a campaign.— iamcardib (@iamcardib) July 16, 2019
The rapper also posted a video on Instagram in support of the workers who were furloughed during the government shutdown in January, criticizing Trump for demanding $5.7 billion in wall funding during budget negotiations.
“This shit is really f---ing serious bro,” she said. “This shit is crazy. Our country is in a hellhole right now, all for a f------ wall, and we really need to take this serious. I feel like we need to take some action. I don’t know what type of action because this not what I do, but bitch I’m scared. This is crazy, and I really feel bad for these people who gotta go to f------- work to not get motherf------ paid.”