“Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar’s fellow freshman lawmakers are coming to the Minnesota congresswoman’s defense Thursday after remarks she made referencing 9/11 as “some people did something” were criticized in a New York Post cover that featured the Twin Towers.
“Speaking at an event last month for the Council on American-Islamic Relations, Omar said, “CAIR was founded after 9/11 because they recognized that some people did something and that all of us were starting to lose access to our civil liberties.”
“The New York Post published Thursday’s tabloid with the quote from Omar, who is one of two Muslim women in Congress, and an image of the Twin Towers engulfed in flames from September 11, 2001. Under the picture is the headline “Here’s your something.””
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