Sen. (D-N.J.) slammed President ’s attacks against Rep. (D-Minn.) as “toxic” and “reprehensible” during a forum on Wednesday for presidential candidates in Houston.
“The criticisms of Congresswoman Omar, what Trump has been saying about her, is reprehensible,” Booker said at the forum organized by , a national network of women of color in politics. “It is trafficking in Islamophobia, and should be condemned by everyone.”
Omar, , has come from the president, pundits and lawmakers since she made statements questioning the U.S.’s relationship with Israel.
In mid-April, Trump tweeted “WE WILL NEVER FORGET” while sharing a that spliced together comments Omar made last month with footage of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
Omar said after the president’s