And she is joined in this by her fellow jihadi wannabe Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC).
World Israel News Congresswomen Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ilhan Omar went on the popular gaming platform Twitch with a social media personality who gained notoriety for saying that “America deserved 9/11,” Fox News reported Thursday.
AOC and Omar were joined by Hasan Piker, who in a tirade last year against Republican Congressman Dan Crenshaw said “America deserved 9/11, dude. F— it, I’m saying it.”
Ocasio-Cortez has also been recently accused of anti-Semitism after boycotting a pro-peace event to honor assassinated Israeli Prime Minister Yitzchak Rabin that was organized by a left-wing group. After cancelling her participation in the event, Ocasio-Cortez refused to meet with members of the Jewish community.
Piker is a video blogger, or vlogger, on Twitch, a massive streaming service that focuses primarily on video games and is estimated to have 15 million or more daily active users.
Before Twitch, Piker was a contributor to Young Turks, a left-wing news and opinion channel on YouTube. On a Twitch stream last year, Piker lashed out at Crenshaw’s opposition to halting arms sales to Saudi Arabia. As a result of the 9/11 comment Twitch suspended Piker, who claimed his comments were taken out of context.
Last year, Omar got into hot water for saying “some people did something” in reference to the 9/11 attacks during a speech in front of the the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), an unindicted co-conspirator in the infamous “Holy Land” terrorism case.
Omar’s comments at the CAIR event prompted furious responses from members of Congress who called her out for belittling the worst terror attack on America soil.