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A poster on display at the West Virginia statehouse comparing Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) to 9/11 terrorists prompted a heated argument between lawmakers on Friday that resulted in a physical injury and one lawmaker's resignation, WSAZ reports.
The poster was reportedly put on display as part of a "Republicans Take the Rotunda" event. It shows a photo of the Twin Towers in flames with the words, "'Never forget' - you said.." followed by, "I am the proof -- you have forgotten," on top of a photo of Omar.
The founder of the firm, called Wikistrat, has been questioned by Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team as they investigate efforts by foreign governments to shape American politics during the 2016 presidential campaign. Joel Zamel, a low-profile Israeli-Australian who started the firm, has deep contacts in Middle Eastern intelligence circles. There are no known publicly available pictures of him. But he met people in the upper echelons of the Trump campaign. read more