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Michele Bachmann Falsely Claims 'Flying Imams' Were In Minneapolis For Keith Ellison Party

A new transcription of Rep. Michele Bachmann's April 9 interview on San Francisco AM station KSFO yields another error:

On the station's morning show, she recounted the 2006 controversy of the so-called "flying imams," six Muslim clerics who were removed from a US Airways flight after passengers grew uncomfortable with their behavior. "The imams, the imams were actually attending, ah, Congressman Keith Ellison's victory celebration, when he won as a member of Congress," Bachmann said.

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