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Omar fires back at Trump over rally remarks: 'This is my country'

Rep. Ilhan OmarIlhan OmarProgressive lawmakers call for United Nations probe into DHS 'human rights abuses' Ocasio-Cortez hits Trump for 'disrespect' over calling her AOC during debates Trump says he doesn't actually want Whitmer, Biden and Obama to be locked up despite chants MORE (D-Minn.) on Tuesday night fired back at President TrumpDonald John TrumpFox News president, top anchors advised to quarantine after coronavirus exposure: report Six notable moments from Trump and Biden's '60 Minutes' interviews Biden on attacks on mental fitness: Trump thought '9/11 attack was 7/11 attack' MORE, who went after her at a campaign rally in Pennsylvania.

Trump on Tuesday said Omar, a refugee from Somalia who came to the U.S. as a child, is “telling us how to run our country” and taunted her, asking, “How is your country doing?” 

Omar was quick to respond on Twitter.

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“Firstly, this is my country & I am a member of the House that impeached you,” Omar shot back. “Secondly, I fled civil war when I was 8. An 8-year-old doesn’t run a country even though you run our country like one.” 

Omar has been an American citizen since 2000. 

The Minnesota lawmaker has been a favorite target of Trump throughout his presidency, pouncing on her critical comments of Israel to cast her as anti-Semitic and saying at one point she and three other congresswomen of color should “go back” to their countries.

Omar has also been a prominent foil for the GOP faithful, which broke out into a “send her back” chant at a Trump rally last year.

The feud between the two comes as Trump also makes a play for Minnesota in the presidential race, though former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenFox News president, top anchors advised to quarantine after coronavirus exposure: report Six notable moments from Trump and Biden's '60 Minutes' interviews Biden on attacks on mental fitness: Trump thought '9/11 attack was 7/11 attack' MORE is still expected to win the Gopher State, and Omar is expected to handily win reelection in her solidly blue district that represents Minneapolis.