You might want to sit down for this, but we have reason to believe that Ilhan Omar is not an honest person.

Last night, in response to these remarks from GOP Rep. Jim Hagedorn:

“Nobody (in America) goes to sleep at night wondering if they’ll be able to feed their families,” Hagedorn commented while speaking about the availability of food in grocery stores, and America having a food supply that is abundant and nutritious in stark comparison to other counties. He added that agriculture is what makes this possible.

Omar tweeted this:

Aside from apparently taking Hagedorn’s remarks out of context:

Omar also overstates the number of “food insecure” households in Minnesota. And not by just a little bit:

Seems like a fair question, no? Let’s take a closer look and see if we can find out what’s going on:

So, where did Ilhan Omar get her facts from? From the article, of course:

The article was indeed linked. The facts contained within the article, however, were not accurate, as the correction posted today acknowledges:

No excuse for ignorance, Ilhan Omar? Then what’s your excuse for blindly pushing a false narrative to smear your political opponent?

(Hat tip: @EdKPyros)