House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Friday, she is trying to get in touch with Rep. Ilhan Omar to discuss her latest attention – get the tweet on September 11 terrorist attacks that have drawn new setbacks to freshman Minnesota Democrat.
"I have not had the opportunity to talk to her," said Pelosi, D-Calif., Friday when asked about the Omar's tweet, which has attracted strong criticism. "We tried to reach her, she was in transit."
Pelosi said she would talk to Omar about her tweet questioning then-President George W. Bush's New York City address to save earth workers, days after the worst terrorist attack in American history, saying: "And the people ̵
Omar tweeted "Was Bush falling down the terrorist attack? What if he was a Muslim" under the Bush quote delivered at ground zero.
Tweetet quickly took criticism and came just one day after Omar was the subject of a New York Post cover depicting the fiery twin towers and the legislature's comments before a Muslim law group that "some people did something" on September 11, 2001 The commentary was widely regarded as playing the great and horror of a tragedy that claimed nearly 3000 lives. Omar claimed that after 9/11 Muslim civil liberties led  Pelosi has not yet commented on Omar's latest comments and tweets, but plans to respond at some point, she said.
"As I am used to my colleagues, I call them in before I call them," Pelosi said. . "I will get some comments after I speak to her."