A campaign aide for President Donald Trump’s 2020 re-election campaign has blamed Representative Ilhan Omar for the threats against her.
Omar said on Sunday that said she had received more death threats since the president accused her of minimizing the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, in a tweet showing footage of the attack and the Democrat.
“I don’t think it is the president who’s putting her in danger. I think it’s her ill-thought-out words that she used to describe the greatest terror attack on the history of United States soil,” Marc Lotter, director of strategic communications for Trump’s 2020 campaign, said on Monday morning after he was asked by CNN host Alisyn Camerota if the president knew he was putting Omar in danger.
“Make no mistake: No congressperson, no American should be threatened. No one is inciting violence. I think what they’re doing is showing outrage toward words that should…