NY Democrat Makes It ‘Very Clear’ Omar’s 9/11 Remark Is ‘Offensive’: The ‘Pain Isn’t Going Anywhere’

Leah Millis/Reuters

A New York Democratic representative is vocalizing just how “offensive” Rep. Ilhan Omar’s (D-Minn.) controversial 9/11 remark is with the reality of just how devastating the terrorist attack was on his state and the rest of the American people.

Omar’s remark that “some people did something” on Sept. 11, 2001, drew criticism, with some saying it was taken out of context. However, Rep. Max Rose (D-N.Y.) isn’t having any of it.

On Friday, Omar, who has previously found herself under sharp criticism for controversial remarks, questioned if former President George W. Bush downplayed the terrorist attack.

“Let’s be very clear about this. This is insensitive, and it’s offensive,” Rose said during an appearance on Fox News on Friday.

He continued:

“On 9/11, radical terrorists attacked us. New York City lost thousands of people. My district, Staten Island and South Brooklyn, lost hundreds of cops, firemen, and first responders, more than any other district in America.

There’s a lot of pain right now in memory of 9/11, and that pain isn’t going anywhere. But you know what else there is? There is a lot of urgency to get the victims’ compensation fund extended so we can be there for those first responders who were there on 9/11.”

Watch the video below:

There’s been an ongoing back-and-forth between Omar and Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-Texas), who criticized her for the “unbelievable” remark. However, when she accused him of inciting “dangerous indictment,” he fired back that he “did not incite any violence” against her.

During an NBC interview on Friday, the Navy SEAL veteran doubled down that he didn’t believe her remark was taken out of context and told her “don’t play the victim card,” as IJR Red reported.

0 Shares

What do you think?

8 pledges
Upvote Downvote

1
Leave a Reply

Please Login to comment
1 Comment threads
0 Thread replies
1 Followers
 
Most reacted comment
Hottest comment thread
1 Comment authors
James Recent comment authors
  Subscribe  
newest oldest most voted
Notify of
James
Member
James

Why hasn’t anti-American Muslim Omar been expelled from Congress for her anti-Semitic vitriol? As an elected representative in Congress, she is degrading the already low standards of that body.

‘Don’t Play the Victim Card’: Crenshaw Rebukes Omar’s Response to Backlash Over Her 9/11 Remark

‘Unworthy of the Presidency’: Pelosi Rebukes Trump’s Threat to Put DHS Detainees in Sanctuary Cities