According to prosecutors, Carlineo spoke by telephone with one of Omar's staff members on March 21 and asked the employee: "Do you work for the Muslim Brotherhood?
Omar’s fellow freshman Democratic Congresswoman, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, responded to news of the arrest on Twitter.
Ocasio-Cortez wrote: “Understand when Jeanine Pirro goes on Fox + rallies people to think hijabs are threatening, it leads to this.
Understand when Jeanine Pirro goes on Fox + rallies people to think hijabs are threatening, it leads to this.
In mid-March, Fox News "strongly condemned" Pirro for a segment the cable news channel insisted does not reflect its views.
In February, Omar apologized "unequivocally" after Republicans and Democrats condemned comments she made about the pro-Israel lobby in the United States as using anti-Semitic stereotypes.
President Donald Trump said her apology was inadequate and she should be "ashamed of herself. »