Rep. Ilhan Omar's quote "Some people have done something" from March on the Sept. 11 attacks "has torn my heart," said the surviving son of a September 11 victim on Wednesday night to Sean Hannity.
Nicholas Haros Jr. The New Jersey-born man lost his mother Frances in the attack on the World Trade Center in New York City.
"I do not remember where I was the first time I heard the quote:" Some people have done something. "Haros told Fox News moderator" Hannity "," but it tore my heart. And it tore my mother's heart. "
" I do not remember where I was when I heard this quote for the first time, "Some people did something," but it tore my heart. And it tore my mother's heart. "
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Haros referred to remarks made by Omar – a left Democrat from Minnesota – during a fundraising campaign for CAIR, the Council on American-Islamic.
"CAIR was named after the 11th. September, because they realized that some people have taken action and that we are all gradually losing access to our civil liberties, "Omar said to the spectators on that day. [Wednesday]" Today I am here to answer you "Who did what exactly with whom," Haros told a crowd of families and relatives gathered for the ceremony, "Woman, objectively speaking, we know who and what has been done, there is no uncertainty, why your confusion? "
During he spoke, wore Haros a shirt in the words of Omar, which had offended many.
He continued, "On that day, 19 Islamic al-Qaeda terrorists killed over $ 3,000 billion in billions of dollars of economic damage. Is that clear?
Haros told Hannity that he had received hate mail for his comments on Omar, but insisted that his criticism of the congressman was neither racist nor sexist. He said he was hurt by Omar's description of the events and just wanted to make a statement.
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"That hurt. I am the son of a victim, and I have decided September 11th as a day of my maybe credible To take the stance that many people who have told me have made for their views, "said Haros.
On Wednesday, Omar tweeted a gloomy video describing her reaction to 9/11 and calling the attacks "life-changing, life-changing for all of us".
On September 11, we witnessed one of the most terrible terrorist attacks we have ever witnessed a nation. Today we remember the victims, the first responders and their relatives, "Omar tweeted along with the video.