"From fundraising emails labeling @AOC a domestic terrorist to the constant questioning of @IlhanMN's loyalty to and love of country, the right-wing is actively inciting violence against young progressive women of color in Congress", organizers with the Women's March posted on Twitter.
Omar delivered the keynote speech at a fundraiser for the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) on March 23 where she was recorded describing the September 11 attacks as merely an event where "some people did something".
"AOC is attacking Dan Crenshaw for not fighting for 9/11 victims Crenshaw is a decorated war hero, who, as a Navy SEAL, lost his eye fighting terrorists in Afghanistan and earned 2 Bronze Stars (one with Valor), the Purple Heart, and the Navy Commendation Medal with Valor", Ryan Saavedra said.
Crenshaw blasted Omar for describing the deadliest terror attack on American soil as "some people did something". "Why don't you go do something about that?"More news: Georgetown University students vote on fee for slavery reparations
Ocasio-Cortez is not the only Democratic congresswoman to argue this week that the rhetoric used against her has placed her life in danger. CAIR was actually founded in 1994, though its membership spiked after the 9/11 attacks. 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".
"I said when Omar made her first comments about all about the Benjamin's, referring to Jews, in America, I said that that was worthy of condemning by name", he said.
A recent Siena poll found that 52 percent of Ocasio-Cortez's constituents have a favorable opinion of the Democrat, even as a larger majority also expressed a desire for Amazon to come to New York City. Multiple ppl have been arrested trying to harm me, Ilhan, & others.
Omar slammed conservatives for attacking her comments in a Twitter post, in which she called out Fox News and Crenshaw specifically, writing that it is a "dangerous incitement, given the death threats I face".More news: Johnson busted with cell in game, fined by 76ers
"I have always though regardless of political party, beliefs or ideology, that we need to treat all of our colleagues with respect and dignity", Barr said, adding that an apology "would be a step toward restoring a culture of respect among members of the U.S. House of Representatives - a culture I hold in high esteem".
"First Member of Congress to ever describe terrorists who killed thousands of Americans on 9/11 as 'some people who did something.' Unbelievable", Crenshaw tweeted.
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