"It's absolutely abhorrent the comments that she continues to make and has made and they look the other way".
On Thursday, the New York Post had helped set the tone by publishing a front page that showed her comment, "Some people did something", over a similar image.
Trump plans to visit Minnesota on Monday, Omar's home state, for a rally.
President Trump has demonstrated time and again that he will not hesitate to spread hate and incite violence from as many platforms he can. Democrats who criticized the president over the tweet defended Omar.
However, the context of her speech was omitted when conservatives began circulating snippets of her speech.
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"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 in the speech.
"So you can't just say that today someone is looking at me unusual that I am going to make myself look pleasant. I said to them: "Anything you're about, I got that sign in my basement 20 years ago", Pelosi said. But by not putting themselves on record about Omar when they could, Democrats now find themselves bound to her for the duration.
The civil rights group was in fact founded in 1994 but grew significantly after 2001.
"Violent crimes and other acts of hate by right-wing extremists and white nationalists are on the rise in this country and around the world", she said.
Members of the GOP swiftly pounced on Omar's characterization of 9/11.
Omar, an immigrant from Somalia, was elected to the US House of Representatives in November. She was speaking to the Council on American-Islamic Relations (Cair).
In the latest incident, Trump posted a video to his 60 million Twitter followers that used a short snippet of an Omar speech followed by images of the burning Twin Towers in NY.More news: Extinction Rebellion protest: 100 arrests as London roads blocked
Sanders was referencing a previous controversy sparked by Omar speaking out against the influence of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee lobby group in United States politics. But as a sitting congresswoman, she's in the political fray; she should not be immune from criticism, wrongheaded though it sometimes may be.
Following Omar's speech to CAIR, the New York Post newspaper ran a front-page headline that said, "here's your something", along with a photo of the World Trade Center in flames.
"I talked to Ilhan about twice in my life", he said.
When asked by Colbert how she and fellow freshman congresswomen, such as Reps.
"First that she is a Muslim woman and [second] she is a black Muslim woman", said Fahmy who addressed the rise of the alternative right and the mainstreaming of anti-Muslim sentiment in the US during the Islamophobia conference. She won't back down to Trump's racism and hate, and neither will we. "We are not there to be invisible".
A Trump campaign aide tried to shift blame for the danger Omar faces onto Omar herself, saying that "her ill-thought-out words", and not Trump's call to violence, are the problem.
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