Ben Carson has fired back at Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., after the controversial freshman Congressman criticized him after a hearing on Tuesday.
Umar knocked the housing and urban development (HUD) Secretary on his behaviour during an appearance before the House Financial Services Committee.
“Not sure, he was wide awake, perhaps he thought back to his time to sleep,” quipped she. She played from the Carson ‘ s request for the time while an irritated exchange with Rep. Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass.
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Carson, a well-known doctor and the John Hopkins University, former Director of pediatric neurosurgery, fired back by touting his perseverance during the marathon operations.
“Since you brought it up… I know how it is, actually, sleepy, especially after 18 hours in practice, and in operating on babies in the womb,” he said.
While he was there, Carson also took a shot at Omar’s attitude you take to have an abortion. “I hope that @IlhanMN know, I take care of all people, even those who do not recognize that a right to life.”
Omar, in may, defended abortion, the Internet, a number of States, especially in Alabama — laws imposing greater restrictions in practice. “Women’s rights are human rights,” she tweeted previously.
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“No child or woman should be forced to have the pregnancy against her own will. These laws do not protect the rights of women, it protects the violator of committing these crimes,” she said next to an article about Alabama’s ban.
Carson, ironically, received similar criticism from the same person, which lead to him ordered the HUD. As Carson and President of the Trump competitors in the election of 2016 cycle, Trump mocked him as a “super-low-energy.”