Rep Ilhan Omar Stands By Some People Did Something As Muslims In American Were Treated As Suspects Following Attack. 9/11 was an attack on all Americans. It was an attack on all of us.
When I ran for office, I ran on a promise to end the president’s hateful effort, to ban a single religion from entering this country.
My intention is never to offend my constituents of Jewish Americans as a whole. We have to always be willing to step back and think through criticism, just as I expect people to hear me when others attack me for my identity. This is why I unequivocally apologize.