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Rep. Ilhan Omar is in Trump's crosshairs. What's going on?

WASHINGTON - Rep. Ilhan Omar has only been in Congress for seven months, but the Minnesota Democrat has become a major target of President Trump's ire.

What's going on?

Question: Trump's attacks on Omar escalated sharply this week. Why?

Answer: Omar's been a vocal critic of Trump since she got to Congress, calling herself "the president's nightmare." But tensions spiked after Trump tweeted Sunday that four minority Democratic congresswomen - Omar, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts, and

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