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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer condemned President Donald Trump’s recent attack on Rep. Ilhan Omar over her remarks on the 9/11 terror attacks in a statement to INSIDER on Monday.
“The way President Trump has targeted Rep. Omar is dangerous and wrong,” Schumer said. “He should take down his tweets immediately and stop tweeting and start leading.”
This comes after several days of mounting pressure from progressive activists on Democratic lawmakers to speak out in defense of Omar, one of the first two Muslim women elected to Congress,
Omar has recently been the target of increased death threats.

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer condemned President Donald Trump’s attack on Rep. Ilhan Omar, who faced fierce criticism after saying “some people did something” on 9/11, in a statement to INSIDER on Monday.

“The way President Trump has targeted Rep. Omar is dangerous and wrong. The president has the responsibility to unite — not divide — the country, but his recent attacks have again done the exact opposite,” Schumer said in the statement.” Americans expect more from our commander-in-chief than cheap exploitation of 9/11. He should take down his tweets immediately and stop tweeting and start leading.”

This comes after several days of mounting pressure from progressive …read more


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