Minnesota Legislators Respond to Upcoming ‘Squad’ Visit Regarding Line 3

Several Minnesota legislators responded to an upcoming visit from members of the “Squad” that will be taking place on Friday afternoon.  According to a press release from Representative Ilhan Omar’s (D-05-MN) office, they are planning to speak out against Line 3.

Representatives Michelle Fischbach (R-07-MN), Pete Stauber (R-08-MN), and Tom Emmer (R-06-MN) issued a statement saying that Representatives Ilhan Omar (D-05-MN), Cori Bush (D-01-MO), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-14-NY), Ayanna Pressley (D-07-MA), and Rashida Tlaib (D-13-MI) are “seeking soundbites.”

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Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar Asks Biden Admin for ‘Urgent Intervention’ in Line 3 Pipeline

Representative Ilhan Omar (D-05-MN) wrote a letter to the Biden Administration asking for “urgent intervention” regarding the Line 3 pipeline that has been under construction for months. Omar says that there have been “concerning violations of treaty rights” in the recent weeks.

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