Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) got back a scorching response from her House colleague Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-Texas) over her comments about the 9/11 terror attacks.
Omar has been criticized over resurfaced comments she made dismissing the horrendous 9/11 terror attacks against the U.S.
She singled out Crenshaw and Fox News' Brian Kilmeade as examples of what she said was incitement to violence against her.
"This is dangerous incitement, given the death threats I face," Omar tweeted. "I hope leaders of both parties will join me in condemning it."
This is dangerous incitement, given the death threats I face. I hope leaders of both parties will join me in condem… https://t.co/UBPvu7Z1Jx— Ilhan Omar (@Ilhan Omar) 1554913916.0
"My love and commitment to our country and that of my colleagues should never be in question," she added. "We are ALL Americans!"
She was referring to a New York man who was arrested for making an alarming death threat against her on a phone message. He was identified as a supporter of President Donald Trump.
But Crenshaw called her out for conflating the accusations from the Fox News host with his much more measured response.
Crenshaw pointed out that he never called Omar "un-American," and that he did not incite violence against her.
"You described an act of terrorism on American soil that killed thousands of innocent lives as 'some people did something,'" he added.
1. I never called you un-American. 2. I did not incite any violence against you. 3. You described an act of terro… https://t.co/UJL61OvSJP— Dan Crenshaw (@Dan Crenshaw) 1554925081.0
"It's still unbelievable, as is your response here," he concluded.
The comments from Omar were made in March at an event for CAIR, the Council on American-Islamic Relations, in Los Angeles.
"CAIR was founded after 9/11 because they recognized that some people did something, and that all of us were starting to lose access to our civil liberties," she said.
Here's the latest on Omar's comments about 9/11:
Rep. Omar About 9/11: 'Some People Did Something'www.youtube.com