Rep. Ilhan Omar and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi condemned both Rep. Ilhan Omar — without naming her — and President Donald Trump on Saturday after Trump tweeted out a video attacking Omar for a controversial remark she made about 9/11.
“The memory of 9/11 is sacred ground, and any discussion of it must be done with reverence. The President shouldn’t use the painful images of 9/11 for a political attack,” Pelosi tweeted.
Some 2020 Democratic candidates condemned Trump’s video attack in much stronger terms and warned it could inflame Islamophobia and incite violence against Omar.
Pelosi’s decision not to defend or even name Omar in her statement enraged many progressive activists.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi condemned both Rep. Ilhan Omar — without naming her — and President Donald Trump on Saturday after Trump tweeted out a video attacking Omar for a controversial remark she made about 9/11.

“The memory of 9/11 is sacred ground, and any discussion of it must be done with reverence. The President shouldn’t use the painful images of 9/11 for a political attack,” Pelosi tweeted on Saturday morning, adding, “It is wrong for the President, as Commander-in-Chief, to fan the flames to make anyone less safe.”

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