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Rep. Ilhan Omar Says Trump 9/11 Video Sparked New Death Threats

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Rep. Ilhan Omar says she has received threats on her life referencing the video President Trump posted of 9/11 scenes intercut with footage of the congresswoman’s remarks about the terrorist attacks.

“Violent crimes and other acts of hate by right-wing extremists and white nationalists are on the rise in this country and around the world,” the Minnesota Democrat said in a statement Sunday night.

“We can no longer ignore that they are being encouraged by the occupant of the highest office in our land.”

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