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Sparks fly as Omar takes on U.S. Venezuela envoy

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 01:59

Newly-elected Democratic Congresswoman Ilhan Omar, during a hearing on Venezuela on Wednesday, said she ''failed to understand'' why the American people should believe Special Envoy Elliott Abrams' statements on Venezuela, given his involvement in the Iran-Contra scandal of the 1980s. In the testy exchange, Abrams responded saying, ''I am not going to respond to that kind of personal attack.'' Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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Newly-elected Democratic Congresswoman Ilhan Omar, during a hearing on Venezuela on Wednesday, said she "failed to understand" why the American people should believe Special Envoy Elliott Abrams' statements on Venezuela, given his involvement in the Iran-Contra scandal of the 1980s. In the testy exchange, Abrams responded saying, "I am not going to respond to that kind of personal attack." Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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Sparks fly as Omar takes on U.S. Venezuela envoy

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 01:59