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Trump congratulates far-right activist Laura Loomer on GOP primary win

President TrumpDonald TrumpIran claims U.S. to lift all oil sanctions but State Department says 'nothing is agreed' Ivanka Trump, Kushner distance themselves from Trump claims on election: CNN Overnight Defense: Joint Chiefs chairman clashes with GOP on critical race theory | House bill introduced to overhaul military justice system as sexual assault reform builds momentum MORE praised a far-right candidate with a history of spreading anti-Muslim rhetoric after her Republican primary victory in a Florida House race.

In a tweet shortly after midnight on Wednesday, Trump said that Laura Loomer has "a great chance against a Pelosi puppet" in November, referring to Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiSchumer vows to advance two-pronged infrastructure plan next month Senators say White House aides agreed to infrastructure 'framework' Tim Cook called Pelosi to say tech antitrust bills were rushed MORE (D-Calif.). Loomer's Democratic opponent, Rep. Lois FrankelLois Jane FrankelOmar feuds with Jewish Democrats Democrats fume over silence from DeSantis on Florida election Florida Rep. Alcee Hastings dies at 84 MORE (D-Fla.), is favored to win the district.

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Loomer was banned from ride-sharing apps Uber and Lyft in 2017 after a public tweet threat in which she told the companies that she "never want[s] to support another Islamic immigrant driver," along with others calling for "someone ... to create a non Islamic form of @uber or @lyft."

“Isn’t it ironic how the twitter moment used to celebrate ‘women, LGBTQ, and minorities’ is a picture of Ilhan Omar?" she added in a 2018 message shortly before being banned from Twitter as well, referring to the Democratic Minnesota congresswoman. "Ilhan is pro Sharia Ilhan is pro-FGM Under Sharia, homosexuals are oppressed & killed. Women are abused & forced to wear the hijab. Ilhan is anti Jewish."

Loomer told The Hill previously that a victory in her primary would mark the “first time a deplatformed candidate will get a party nomination.”

“I’m going to win,” she added at the time.