Omar hits back at Trump tweet: 'Knock it off. You're the president'

Rep. Ilhan OmarIlhan OmarMerkel backs Democratic congresswomen over Trump ESPN host Dan Le Batard tears into Trump, as well as his own network, for 'cowardly' no-politics policy Biden leads, Warren and Sanders tied for second in new poll MORE (D-Minn.) hit back at President TrumpDonald John TrumpCould Donald Trump and Boris Johnson be this generation's Reagan-Thatcher? Merkel backs Democratic congresswomen over Trump How China's currency manipulation cheats America on trade MORE on Twitter on Tuesday after he implied her criticisms of White House adviser Stephen Miller were anti-Semitic.

Omar called Miller a "white nationalist" earlier this week, leading to a tweet from Trump in which he quoted campaign adviser Jeff Ballabon accusing her of "target[ing] Jews" and tweeted a clip of Ballabon calling Omar "the most dangerous anti-Semite we’ve ever seen" on Fox Business Network.


"In the words of my 6 year-old daughter, 'Knock it off. You’re the president,'" Omar wrote in response to Trump’s tweet.

Conservatives, including Trump and his eldest son, Donald Trump Jr.Donald (Don) John TrumpThe Hill's Morning Report — Trump retreats on census citizenship question Trump set to host controversial social media summit Trump associate Felix Sater grilled by House Intel MORE, have blasted Omar for her comments about Miller.

President Trump repeatedly called for Omar to resign during an earlier controversy in which she was accused of using anti-Semitic stereotypes in her criticism of Israel. He claimed in a speech this weekend that she "doesn’t like Israel," a day after the announcement that a New York man had been arrested for threatening to murder her.

Miller, an immigration hard-liner, has seen his influence rise within the White House and has reportedly pushed Trump to remove more top Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officials following Secretary Kirstjen NielsenKirstjen Michele NielsenTrump quietly rolled back programs to detect, combat weapons of mass destruction: report Trump's family separation policy has taken US to 'lowest depth possible,' says former immigration lawyer Four heated moments from House hearing on conditions at border facilities MORE’s ouster on Sunday.

Miller reportedly also wants U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director Lee Cissna and DHS General Counsel John Mitnick dismissed from the department.