Why deputy Ilhan Omar is not too enthusiastic about all the women in the congress? Now this

Why deputy Ilhan Omar is not too enthusiastic about all the women in the congress? Now this

  • published: 11 February 2019
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& # 39; It will be exciting for me if we have an equal representation. & # 39; – Rep. Ilhan Omar does not just want a chair at the table, she wants the best seat.
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Rep. Omar: 100+ women in Congress is just a start. Rep. Ilhan Omar belongs to the new group of women who join the House of Representatives after the interim period 2018. She joins Rashida Tlaib and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez with seats at the table. But Omar does not just want a chair, she wants the best seat. In this Ilhan Omar interview the conference woman discusses real gender representation and equality as the real benchmark.

Omar: You know, I remember when we were sworn in, I think there are now 107 women in Congress, and that makes it about 27% [women]. And there was a reporter who asked me how I felt about it, and I said: I'm not excited. And the reporter had something like that, excuse me? Why are not you excited? And I said, well, I mean, for 100 years, if we have 100, that is not exciting. For me it is exciting when we have an equal representation in Congress. It will be exciting if we have more. And we are often told that we should celebrate the firsts, the few. We're told about it, oh, this is the first time that there are three women in the city council, and that's just it. ///

How can we flood Congress with women and continue to flood? There is a mountain that we have to climb, and how fast we reach the top of that mountain depends on the intensity we think we can do, and I believe we are starting at this moment, and it is scary, but we start to become complacent and …

Why deputy Ilhan Omar is not too enthusiastic about all the women in the congress? Now this

  • published: 11 February 2019
  • views: 6827

& # 39; It will be exciting for me if we have an equal representation. & # 39; – Rep. Ilhan Omar does not just want a chair at the table, she wants the best seat.
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Rep. Omar: 100+ women in Congress is just a start. Rep. Ilhan Omar belongs to the new group of women who join the House of Representatives after the interim period 2018. She joins Rashida Tlaib and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez with seats at the table. But Omar does not just want a chair, she wants the best seat. In this Ilhan Omar interview the conference woman discusses real gender representation and equality as the real benchmark.

Omar: You know, I remember when we were sworn in, I think there are now 107 women in Congress, and that makes it about 27% [women]. And there was a reporter who asked me how I felt about it, and I said: I'm not excited. And the reporter had something like that, excuse me? Why are not you excited? And I said, well, I mean, for 100 years, if we have 100, that is not exciting. For me it is exciting when we have an equal representation in Congress. It will be exciting if we have more. And we are often told that we should celebrate the firsts, the few. We're told about it, oh, this is the first time that there are three women in the city council, and that's just it. ///

How can we flood Congress with women and continue to flood? There is a mountain that we have to climb, and how fast we reach the top of that mountain depends on the intensity we think we can do, and I believe we are starting at this moment, and it is scary, but we start to become complacent and …