Kentucky Rep.: AOC Must Apologize to Crenshaw Before Coal Mine Visit

Lester Mason
April 14, 2019

Omar has called for the complete defunding of the Department of Homeland Security, which was created to protect the United States after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. What if he was a Muslim, ' she asked on Twitter.

Crenshaw blasted Omar for describing the deadliest terror attack on American soil as "some people did something".

"They won in moderate districts with centrist candidates and as long as they're the party of AOC and Ilhan Omar, their House majority is in jeopardy", Continetti added.

"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", Omar said.

'So you can't just say that today someone is looking at me odd and that I am trying to make myself look pleasant.

The remarks earned her new criticism, having already weathered allegations that she's an anti-Semite.

No one was attacking Omar's 9/11 remarks because she was a Muslim, people were attacking her remarks because what she said trivialized the deadliest terrorist attack in world history.


Pod Save America co-host Tommy Vietor accused Crenshaw of racism.

Ocasio-Cortez also criticized The New York Post for publishing Omar's comments on the front page of their Thursday paper. The Democrat has been under fire in recent days for her recent comments about 9/11.

And the congresswoman returned the compliment, saying she had a "lovely and wide-reaching conversation" and gushed about their "great hope in the peace, prosperity, + justice that everyday people can create when we uplift one another across class, race, + identity at home & abroad". Fox's Sean Hannity called her "the real speaker of the House", instead of Nancy Pelosi.

Democrats were at a retreat in Northern Virginia on Thursday, where the comments, that were revealed in an April 8 video posted to Twitter, were a topic of discussion.

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., left, joined by Rep. Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., and Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., listens during a House Oversight and Reform Committee meeting, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019.

Not-for-profit media watchdog Media Matters for America researched six weeks of news output by Fox News and its money-related arm, Fox Business, to arrive at the startling figure, as industry observers and pundits increasingly note the obsession with AOC by Australian media oligarch Rupert Murdoch - the owner of Fox News - even as Fox was recently outed as a tool of the Trump administration and the Republican right, according to The New York Times.

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