Ocasio-Cortez Grills War Veteran Dan Crenshaw on Terrorism: “Go Do Something!”

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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is back in the news again; this time, she is making headlines over her controversial statements to former Navy SEAL veteran Rep. Dan Crenshaw.

Everything You Need to Know

The situation pertains to Reps. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, Dan Crenshaw, and Ilhan Omar. During remarks at a public event, Rep. Omar referred to the fateful 9/11 as “something” that “some people did.”

Of course, this did not sit well with many Americans, particularly conservatives. The fact of the matter is that the terrorist acts committed on September 11, 2011, killed nearly three thousand individuals. These heinous acts also changed America forever.

Therefore, Rep. Dan Crenshaw took to Twitter and expressed his displeasure with Omar’s nonchalant reference to 9/11.

His tweet reads as follows:

Now, for some reason, Crenshaw’s tweet did not sit well with Ocasio-Cortez. Known to be close with Omar, Ocasio-Cortez took to posting her own tweet. In her post, she lectured Crenshaw, a former war veteran, about domestic terrorism. Finally, she told Crenshaw to “go do something” about it.

See for yourself:

Backlash Against Ocasio-Cortez’s Statements

Similarly to Omar’s 9/11 commentary, the statements which Ocasio-Cortez directed towards Crenshaw did not please many people. As such, Ocasio-Cortez has faced notable censure for lecturing a man who lost his eye on the battlefields about the plights of domestic terrorism.

Americans subsequently expressed outrage and disbelief in their criticisms of Ocasio-Cortez.

Omar’s Response to Backlash over 9/11 Comments

Thus far, Omar has not apologized for dismissing 9/11 as “something” that “some people did.” In fact, she has gone after Crenshaw for criticizing her choice of words. According to Omar, Crenshaw’s words, coupled with additional censure is “dangerous incitement.”

As seen in her above tweet, Omar avows to possess “love and commitment” to America. However, this is something which certain people in this country have questioned. Omar’s 9/11 remarks are not the first time she has caused controversy. Earlier this year, the congresswoman came under fire for suggesting that Israel was buying off American politicians.

Despite her controversial statements about events in America and U.S. politicians who support Israel, Omar continues to maintain that she loves the United States of America.