Key Words: Omar defends ‘some people did something’ comment by likening to Bush’s bullhorn speech to Ground Zero rescue workers

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Rep. Ilhan Omar on Friday tweeted out a defense of remarks she made last month that some said downplayed the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks by likening them to comments of former President George W. Bush.

In a tweet, without mentioning her own controversial remarks, the Minnesota Democrat asked if Bush downplayed the attack by saying “the people who knocked these buildings down will hear all of us soon!” and wondered if there was a different standard because she’s Muslim.

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