Chelsea Clinton tried to attend a vigil at New York University to show respect for the victims of the disgusting massacre in New Zealand but pro-Muslim activists used the opportunity to berate her for calling out anti-Semitism.
On Friday, a gunman opened fire at two mosques in New Zealand's Christchurch, killing 49 people. I do believe words matter.
However, a student at the event told Clinton "her rhetoric" had in fact contributed to help the attacks in New Zealand.
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Omar, who invited Clinton to talk about the issue. "I look forward to building an inclusive movement for justice with you", she added.
"What does "I'm sorry you feel that way" mean?" asked a male student nearby, seemingly frustrated, "What does that mean?"
"I'm so sorry that you feel that way".
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"Not at all helpful or healing to see @ChelseaClinton at the @ICNYU vigil for the victims of the #NZMosqueShooting after she piled on to the racist and Islamophobic smear campaign against @IlhanMN just a few days ago", tweeted Mohammed Khan with a photo of Clinton.
The students had reportedly cited Clinton's recent condemnation of Rep. Ilhan Omar's antisemitic remarks as their reason for accusing the former first daughter of sparking a terror attack on the other side of the world.
She refused to apologise for her words and explained that she didn't plan the confrontation.
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On Saturday, Clinton found a surprise ally in Donald Trump Jr., who described the treatment received by the former president's daughter as "sickening" and praised her stance against anti-Semitism.