The son of Frances Haros, who died in the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, blasted Muslim Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar in remarks he made at a remembrance for the 18th anniversary of the event.
Nicholas Haros, Jr. wore a t-shirt with a quote from a speech Omar gave in which she described the terrorist attacks as, “Some people did something.”
Bringing this much attention to Omar’s disgusting comments could have a major impact on her congressional career.
“Madam, objectively speaking, we know who and what was done. There is no uncertainty about that. Why your confusion?” Haros said.
“On that day, 19 Islamic terrorist members of al Qaeda killed over 3,000 people and caused billions of dollars of economic damage. Is that clear?” he continued.
“I was attacked, your relatives and friends were attacked, our constitutional freedoms were attacked and our nation’s founding on Judeo-Christian principles were attacked. That’s what some people did,” he added.
“Got that now?” he declared, with the crowd applauding and cheering.
Haros then called out Omar and her “Squad” — Democratic Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib, and Ayanna Pressley — to know “just who did what to whom.”
“Show respect in honoring them, please,” he said of the victims. “American patriotism and your position demand it.
Meet Nicholas Haros Jr.
His mom was a victim in the 9/11 attacks.
He has a strong message for Ilhan Omar, who believes that “some people did something.”
God Bless this man.
— Ryan Fournier (@RyanAFournier) September 11, 2019
While speaking at a dinner for the Council of American-Islamic Relations in California earlier this year, Omar described 9/11 as “some people did something” rather than saying a group of al Qaeda terrorists hijacked four airplanes, ran two of them into the Twin Towers, and killed almost 3,000 Americans.
It was arguably the worst attack on American soil — and Omar could not have been more disrespectful.
“Many of us were not shocked or surprised, many of us were kind of waiting, holding our breath for a really long time thinking when will something like this happen,” Omar said.
While not naming President Donald Trump, Omar noted that “our leader” in the White House helped worsen these issues.
Trump shared a clip of Omar’s comments and captioned his tweet, “WE WILL NEVER FORGET!”
WE WILL NEVER FORGET! pic.twitter.com/VxrGFRFeJM
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 12, 2019
It is worth noting that Omar has taken a lot of heat in the past after she advocated for leniency in the sentencing of men who were convicted of trying to join ISIS.
When Omar served as a state legislature in Minnesota in 2016, 9 Somali refugees were arrested and found guilty of attempting to travel to Syria to join ISIS.
Prior to sentencing, Omar wrote a letter to the judge overseeing the case and begged for leniency for the Islamic extremists.
That’s right — these 9 radical jihadists, many from her district, were trying to join ISIS so they could carry out acts of violence against innocent people.
But Omar didn’t care about that and, instead, begged the judge not to sentence the would-be terrorists to 30 to 40 years in prison.
She actually argued in her letter that the best way to deter Islamic extremists from joining ISIS it to be “compassionate.”
“The best deterrent to fanaticism is a system of compassion,” the letter reads.