Tlaib Furious Over ‘Racist’ Attacks on Omar’s 9/11 Comments
Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D., Mich.) grew emotional Thursday as she defended fellow Rep. Ilhan Omar (D., Minn.) against “racist” critics” after glib remarks Omar made about the September 11 terrorist attacks.
Omar has drawn heat for saying last month “some people did something” on 9/11, when more than 3,000 people were killed in the worst-ever terror attack on U.S. soil. Sounding almost on the verge of tears on MSNBC, Tlaib said Omar’s words were being taken out of context by bad-faith actors.
“They do this all the time to us, especially women of color,” Tlaib said. “They take our words