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Pelosi says Trump using 9/11 images for ‘political attack’ on Ilhan Omar

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has weighed in on the most recent controversy involving Rep. Ilhan Omar, retweeting video edited to suggest that the Minnesota Democrat was dismissive of the significance of the Sept. 11 attacks. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the president “shouldn’t use the painful images of 9/11 for a political attack.” The video pulls a snippet of Omar’s speech last month to the Council on American-Islamic Relations in which she described the 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center as “some people did something,” as well as news footage of the hijacked planes hitting the towers. Trump on Friday tweeted, “WE…