"We want full accountability,” said Rep. Ilhan Omar, organized the letter along with her Muslim Democratic colleagues Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Andre Carson.
“We are in the middle of a police violence epidemic here in America that should shock the conscience of the nation.”
This doesn't normally happen on the Hill.
"Our community ... still isn't big enough in the context of really wielding our electoral power."
We have a chance to choose hope over fear. For our Muslim brothers and sisters' sake, for our American family's sake, for our nation's sake, let us choose wisely.
Rep. Andre Carson said he blames the current "toxic environment."