"When I was coming to this country, I heard about it's promises", she said.
She is a Democratic-Socialist who served on the state legislature from 2009 to 2014 and ran her congressional primary campaign supporting Medicare for all, a $15 minimum wage and abolishing Ice.
They are the first Muslim women elected to Congress.
Tlaib celebrated her congressional victory not with an American flag, but with a Palestinian flag.
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The two women made history as incoming election results showed that the pair had been chosen to represent Michigan's 13th district and Minnesota's 5th district respectively. "I can not wait to serve with you, inshallah", Omar, who also won her election, said on Twitter.
Omar, who engages in anti-Semitic rhetoric, has slandered Israel as an "apartheid regime" and called on "Allah" to "awaken the people" to see the "evil doings of Israel".
On Tuesday night Democrats won control of the House, delivering a major blow to Trump in the first election since he became president in 2016.
Omar announced her bid for Congress shortly after Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., vacated the seat to run for Minnesota Attorney General in June.
Now Congresswoman-elect Omar is talking about taking on President Trump, including at a University of Minnesota Humphrey School forum.
She ran against and defeated Republican candidate Jennifer Zielinski, becoming the first congresswoman to wear a hijab.
Tlaib is the oldest of 14 children born to Palestinian immigrants, and is the second Palestinian American elected to Congress after Michigan Republican Justin Amash, BuzzFeed reported. Her views align with the Bernie Sanders wing of the Democratic Party.