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    The president delivered his critical remark mere days after he tweeted a video of Omar making a controversial description of a series of deadly terrorist attacks which rocked the United States on 11 September 2001.

    US President Donald Trump has delivered a fresh barrage of criticism against Rep. Ilhan Omar, which appears to be a follow-up of his previous 9/11-related verbal jab in her direction.

    In his recent tweet, the president berated Omar for her "anti-Semitic, anti-Israel and ungrateful U.S. HATE statements", insisting that "she is out of control, except for her control of Nancy [Pelosi]".

    ​Earlier, the president also tweeted footage of Omar describing the 9/11 terrorist attacks as "some people did something", prompting the congresswoman to complain that she has allegedly "experienced an increase in direct threats on my life — many directly referencing or replying to the President's video".

    ​House Speaker Nancy Pelosi also announced that she had spoken with the House's sergeant-at-arms to confirm that Capitol Police conduct a security assessment for Ilhan Omar and her family.

    "The president's words weigh a ton, and his hateful and inflammatory rhetoric creates real danger. President Trump must take down his disrespectful and dangerous video", Pelosi added, as quoted by Haaretz.

    This development quickly attracted the attention of a number of social media users who apparently aren’t too fond of the current US president and his policies.

    Some also expressed their support for Rep. Omar.

    ​However, there was also no shortage of Omar and Pelosi detractors either.


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