Judge Jeanine Asks If Rep. Omar Adheres To Sharia Law, Fox News Condemns

Judge Jeanine Pirro excoriated Rep. Ilhan Omar on her Saturday night show “Justice.” In fact, Fox News freaked out and issued a strong condemnation after the Judge said, “Omar wears a hijab, which according to the Quran 33:59… Is her adherence to this Islamic doctrine indicative of her adherence to Sharia law, which in itself is antithetical to the United States Constitution?” Now, the Judge is refusing to back down as Democrats call for her head. Don’t miss this.

Judge Jeanine Pirro (left) Rep. Ilhan Omar (right) (Photo Credit: YouTube/Screenshots)

Judge Jeanine Pirro knew exactly what she was doing when she launched into her opening statement on “Justice” last Saturday night. Pirro, the former District Attorney from Westchester County, surgically exposed Rep. Omar’s anti-Semitic, anti-American sentiments, going back to 2012 in presenting her case against the Minnesota Congresswoman.

But, Fox News, which many Trump supporters view as going over to the dark side, issued a condemnation of Pirro’s remarks. Did the Judge go too far?

“Pirro is under fire after appearing to suggest on her Saturday program — Justice with Judge Jeanine — that Omar, whose repeated antisemitic remarks prompted the House to pass an anti-hate resolution last week, wears a hijab in defiance of the Constitution,” Breitbart reports.

But that’s not all. Pirro’s remarks weren’t just about the “hijab,” but also included the ridiculous “Hate Resolution” the Democrats signed as a response to Omar’s anti-Semitic statements.

“[Ilhan Omar] is clear and pointed in her hatred,” Judge Jeanine said. “Her comments are only critical of Jews and Israel. Not Italy, not Morrocco, not North Korea, but Israel. The fact [Nancy Pelosi] didn’t have the backbone, grit, or gumption to draft a resolution that included her name tells me [Pelosi is] the stupid one.”

“If you don’t understand let me explain: Omar got you and all your pals to draft a watered-down resolution of a message we all learned in first grade, ‘don’t hate anybody.’ Really?” asked Pirro. “That took you bozos a week in the House? And yet you were so quick to admonish a white, male, Republican congressman accused of hate and strip him of his committee assignments.”

Then, directing her comments at the Minnesota Congresswoman, the Judge says, “My question. Why the disdain for the government of the country that saved you and your family after you lived in a tent in Kenya for four years? Why the scorn?”

“While the Democrats jump to rationalize and give a pass to the freshmen Congresswoman, the joke is on you, Nancy,” Judge Jeanine said. “You’ve appeased rising anti-Semitisn inside the Democratic Party. Let me say that again: You and the whole gang running for president in the Democratic primary in 2020 have appeased the rise of anti-Semitism in the Democratic Party.”

It’s at this point, Judge Jeanine goes into her remarks directed at Omar which is causing the mainstream media and the Democrats to meltdown. 

“Think about this: She’s not getting this anti-Israel sentiment doctrine from the Democrat Party. So if it’s not rooted in the party, where is she getting it from?” Judge Jeanine said. “Think about it. Omar wears a hijab, which according to the Quran 33:59, tells women to cover so they won’t get molested. Is her adherence to this Islamic doctrine indicative of her adherence to Sharia law, which in itself is antithetical to the United States Constitution?”

In a statement Sunday, Fox News denounced Pirro’s remarks, saying: “We strongly condemn Jeanine Pirro’s comments about Rep. Ilhan Omar. They do not reflect those of the network and we have addressed the matter with her directly.”

Judge Jeanine refused to back down. Instead, she elaborated on her remarks. “I’ve seen a lot of comments about my opening statement from Saturday night’s show, and I did not call Rep. Omar un-American. My intention was to ask a question and start a debate, but of course because one is Muslim does not mean you don’t support the Constitution,” Pirro said. “I invite Rep. Omar to come on my show any time to discuss all of the important issues facing America today.”

Well, Americans are weighing in and many are supporting the Judge. “@FoxNews How dare u to jump on Jeannine Pirro for her remarks on Omar. U idiots r getting more and more like cnn and msnbc. Ur alienating ur viewers big time. You get on Carlson and the judge, but let ur idiots like Shep, Wallace and Napolitano spew their filth towards our President. We Americans r getting tired of ur leftwing tactics against Trump. If u punish Tucker or Jeannine, then u will lose millions of viewers. We’re watching you. Stop censoring,” tweeted David McCurry.

Twitter user “Lyla Joy Rose” posted, “Judge Jeannine quoted the Koran in regards to Omar wearing the hijab and her stand on sharia law and Israel. The judge basically asked a question because she is concerned about what Ms. Omar actually believes.”

Of course, there were those condemning Pirro like Hufsa Kamal, an associate producer for Fox News’s “Special Report With Bret Baier,” who tweeted, “@JudgeJeanine can you stop spreading this false narrative that somehow Muslims hate America or women who wear a hijab aren’t American enough? You have Muslims working at the same network you do, including myself. K thx.”

Sara Noble responded to that, tweeting, “She didn’t mean it that way. Omar insisted on wearing it into Congress and it’s not a requirement unless she follows sharia. Plus she was sworn in on a giant Quran and she’s an anti-Semite. It’s not a slap against Muslims or Muslims in hijabs.”

The mainstream media were quick to jump on the “fire Judge Jeanine bandwagon.” Yet, the Judge’s remarks taken as a whole are asking questions and pointing to facts. Rep. Ilhan Omar isn’t stupid, as Pirro points out, and she has a long history of anti-Semitism.

The Democrats didn’t censure her. They did the exact opposite. The ridiculous “Hate Resolution” didn’t name Omar, and in fact, she took a victory lap after the Democrats kowtowed to the Congresswoman and wrote the idiotic thing.

If the Democrats are putting up with Rep. Omar, well then they sure can put up with Judge Jeanine Pirro. The leftists can’t have it both ways. Did Judge Jeanine go too far? Many Americans don’t think so and say it’s the Democrats who didn’t go far enough with Omar.

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Rebecca Diserio is a conservative writer and speaker who has been featured in numerous high profile publications. She's a graduate of St. Joseph High School in Lakewood, CA and worked as a Critical Care Registered Nurse at USC Medical Center. A former Tea Party spokesman, she helped manage Star Parker’s campaign for US Congress and hosted a popular conservative radio show where she interviewed Dr. Alveda King, Ann Coulter, David Limbaugh, and Michelle Malkin. A police widow, she resides in Southern California.