Omar decried the treatment of Muslims following the deadly attacks by Islamic terrorists who killed thousands of Americans and encouraged Muslims to "raise hell" and "make people uncomfortable", as Breitbart News reported. "I know that you're watching over us right now".
"'People say, 'Why do you stand here, year after year?"
If Omar had a sudden awakening and realized that what she said was wrong, she wouldn't have waited 6 months and made the proclamation on the anniversary of the attacks.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of NY, who was 11 when the hijacked planes struck the Twin Towers, retweeted a video posted by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi showing lawmakers observing a moment of silence in Washington.
President Donald Trump and the first lady marked the moment the first World Trade Center tower was hit, at 8:46 a.m. ET, with a moment of silence on the South Lawn of the White House. The attack on the World Trade Center in NYC remains the deadliest act of terror in United States history.
On the 18th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks, Columbians and South Carolinians were urged to always remember and teach others about the sacrifices made that day in New York, Washington and Pennsylvania.
The speaker's remarks were an unusual deviation into partisan politics and religious division at the somber annual ceremony held at the site where Islamist al Qaeda hijackers flew planes into the World Trade Center in 2001, killing almost 3,000 people.
Relatives of victims, police officers, firefighters and city leaders gathered at the National September 11 Memorial to mark the 18th anniversary of the deadliest single attack on USA soil.
As in the past, there were be a solemn reading of the victims' names during the ceremony. Al-Qaeda hijacked a total of four planes.
"Our constitutional freedoms were attacked, and our nation's founding on Judeo-Christian values was attacked".
A man holds a photo of a victim during a ceremony marking the 18th anniversary of the attacks of September 11, 2001, at the National September 11 Memorial, September 11, 2019, in NY.
A compensation fund for people with potentially September 11-related health problems has paid out more than $5.5 billion so far. Over 51,000 people have applied.
The sick also gained new recognition this year at the World Trade Center site, where a memorial glade was dedicated this spring.