• May 25, 2024

Father Of Fireman KILLED On 9/11 Just Ripped Ilhan Omar A New One!

 Father Of Fireman KILLED On 9/11 Just Ripped Ilhan Omar A New One!

I cannot imagine the grief that the families of the firefighters that were killed on 9/11 feel and quite honestly I don’t want to. It’s one of those things that when you think about it you wonder how you could ever even wake up in the morning.

Sure, over time people’s memory of a horrible event might change to something that is now being put into history books in schools.

For someone that is an elected official to malign the events of that horrible day by passing them off as innocuous as someone yelling something to you across the floor of a grocery store is just too mind numbing for words.

Rep. Ilhan Omar’s downplaying of the Sept. 11 attacks as “some people did something” upset and angered many Americans, but likely none more than Jim Riches.

Riches, the father of a heroic firefighter who lost his life in the collapse of the North Tower of the World Trade Center, is now demanding Omar apologize for her flippant dismissal of the deadliest terror attack in U.S. history.

Speaking Tuesday at an annual GOP gala in Manhattan, Riches tore into the congresswoman and those other lawmakers who refused to condemn her, according to the New York Post.

He was particularly scornful of Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler. Both are New York Democrats.

“They can’t deal with reality — Schumer, Nadler, all the New York politicians were quiet,” Riches said. “They didn’t say one thing.”

“She owes us an apology,” Riches said. “And we are going to get it.”

Riches also said that he supports a video tweeted by President Donald Trump. The video, which splices Omar’s speech with harrowing footage of the 9/11 attacks, went viral late last week.

“He told it like it was. That is what happened that day,” Riches said, according to the Post. “Donald Trump is 100 percent right.”

And if anyone knows about the mind-numbing carnage of that day, it’s Jim Riches.

In an opinion piece he wrote for the Post earlier this month, he gives a gut-wrenching, firsthand account of the toll the attacks took on him and his family.

“On 9/11/01 my son, firefighter Jimmy Riches was murdered along with close to 3,000 American citizens by Muslim terrorists,” Jim wrote.

He described rushing to his son’s station after the towers fell, and upon seeing an empty truck bay, the crushing realization of where everybody was.

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