Cardi B says she's filing for 'Nigerian citizenship' because Trump is putting lives 'in danger'
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Cardi B is blasting President TrumpDonald TrumpUS, South Korea reach agreement on cost-sharing for troops Graham: Trump can make GOP bigger, stronger, or he 'could destroy it' Biden nominates female generals whose promotions were reportedly delayed under Trump MORE for last week's airstrike that killed Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani, telling her Twitter followers that she is applying for Nigerian citizenship amid heightened tensions between Iran and the U.S.

The rapper, a supporter of Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersLawmakers, activists remember civil rights icons to mark 'Bloody Sunday' Progressives' majority delusions politically costly Sinema pushes back on criticism of her vote against minimum wage MORE's (I-Vt.) presidential bid, tweeted that Trump is “putting Americans live[s] in danger” calling the strike the “dumbest move Trump did" so far.

“I’m filing for my Nigerian citizenship,” she said.


She also shared photos of herself, her daughter Kulture and her husband, rapper Offset, in traditional African clothing.


Nigerian government official Abike Dabiri-Erewa responded to Cardi B, saying, “Our doors are open, sister.”

The Pentagon confirmed last week that Trump ordered the strike near Baghdad International Airport that killed Soleimani alongside Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, the deputy commander of the Iranian-backed Iraqi militia the Popular Mobilization Forces.

On Tuesday, Iran launched retaliatory missile strikes that damaged two Iraqi bases housing U.S. troops and coalition forces. There were no fatalities.

Cardi B has frequently shared her opinion on politics with her millions of followers on social media. During the government shutdown that stretched into January of 2019, she said in a post on Instagram, “Now I know a lot of y’all don’t care because y’all don’t work for the government or y’all probably don’t even have a job but this shit is really f-cking serious, bro. This shit is crazy,” 

“Our country is in a hell hole right now all for a f-cking wall and we really need to take this serious[ly]." 

The rapper has also been a vocal supporter of Sanders in his second White House bid, tweeting last year that the voters "let him down" in 2016.

"This man been fighting for equal rights, HUMAN rights for such along time," she said. "Seeing this country become a better place [has] been really his passion for a long time not a new front for a campaign."