Security increased for congresswoman after Trump's tweet

Rep. Ilhan Omar said she has received an increase in direct threats against her life after President Trump tweeted a video mixing footage of her giving a speech with footage of the 9/11 attacks.
1:07 | 04/15/19

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does with this. Thank you. Robin? To capitol hill where house speaker Nancy Pelosi is saying she'll take steps to ensure ilhan OMAR's safety after president trump targeted her on Twitter after a remark about 9/11. Senior congressional correspondent Mary Bruce has more on all that. Good morning, Mary. Reporter: Good morning, robin. Overnight, the congresswoman has seen an increase in direct threats on her life after president trump tweeted something. In a statement, OMAR says, quote, violent rhetoric and all forms of hate speech have no place in our society. Nancy Pelosi is stepping up security for the congresswoman and urging the president to take down this video which she calls dangerous and disrespectful. Democrats say that OMAR's recent comment that, quote, some people did something on 9/11 is being taken out of context. They say she was discussing discrimination against Muslim Americans and the president and the white house are saying they wish no ill will and certainly not violence. Thank you very much. In the race for the white house, Pete buttigieg made it

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