Tlaib says ‘Shame on’ New York Post for ‘spreading hate’ with anti-Omar cover

Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) on Thursday blasted the New York Post for a cover invoking the 9/11 attacks to denounce Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.).

“The NY Post knows exactly what it’s doing – taking quotes out of context and evoking painful imagery to spread hate and endangering the life of Rep. Omar,” Tlaib, who along with Omar are the first Muslim women elected to Congress, tweeted. “Shame on them, and shame on Rupert Murdoch.”

The cover comes in response to remarks Omar made in a speech before the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) during which she said the attacks led some people to equate all Muslims with the 9/11 hijackers.

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