Republicans falsely claim Ilhan Omar denied 9/11 attackers were terrorists

US representative Dan Crenshaw fuels wave of abuse picked up by GOP chair and Fox News host

A Republican congressman has spread false allegations that the US representative Ilhan Omar denied the September 11 hijackers were terrorists, as part of a new wave of abuse directed at her by some conservatives.

Representative Dan Crenshaw of Texas shared a tweet falsely reporting that Omar had said she “does not consider [September 11] a terrorist attack on the USA by terrorists”, while accusing the Minnesota congresswoman of playing down the attack.

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Source: theguardian