Top Dem Lujan: Omar’s 9/11 Comment Was ‘Extremely Hurtful’

Posted on April 11, 2019 1:45 pm

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Rep. Ben Ray Lujan (D., N.M.) on Thursday said freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar’s (D., Minn.) comments about the September 11th attacks were “not only hurtful to me, but extremely hurtful to everyone who was personally impacted  by those terrorist attacks.”

Lujan, the assistant speaker of the House, appeared on MSNBC to discuss the “successes of House Democrats’ first 100 Days,” but Kasie Hunt started off the interview by asking him about Omar’s controversial September 11th comments.

Omar said the Council of American-Islamic Relations was founded after the terrorist attacks because “some people did something, and that all of us were starting