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Fox's Wallace not 'comfortable' playing full 9/11 video tweeted by Trump


Added 04-14-19 06:56:01pm EST - “Fox News's Chris Wallace said Sunday that he was not? "comfortable" playing the entirety of a video President Trump tweeted Friday showing? scenes from the 9/11 terrorist attack? combined with remarks from Rep.” - Thehill.com

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Fox News's Chris Wallace said Sunday that he was not "comfortable" playing the entirety of a video President TrumpDonald John TrumpWH spokesman: We're working with DHS, ICE to try to send undocumented immigrants to sanctuary cities Trump says he has legal right to send undocumented immigrants to sanctuary cities Sanders calls on Trump to scrap his trade plan MORE tweeted Friday showing scenes from the 9/11 terrorist attack combined with remarks from Rep. Ilhan OmarIlhan Omar Tlaib says Dem leadership should do more to support Omar: 'They put us in photos when they want to show our party is diverse' Omar thanks supporters, slams critics: No one can threaten 'my unwavering love for America' CNN anchor confronts Trump adviser who says president 'never incited violence' MORE (D-Minn.).

"Now, that was the only five seconds we felt comfortable showing," Wallace told White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders. "It goes on in a much worse way of her seeming, no question about it, to minimize 9/11 and then horrible images from 9/11."

"Why is the president comfortable putting out horrible images like that?" Wallace asked. "Does he worry at all about inciting violence against Muslims in general or Ilhan Omar in specific?"

"Certainly nothing could be further from the truth," Sanders responded. "The president is not trying to incite violence against anybody."

The audio in the video was taken from a speech Omar gave at the Council on American-Islamic Relations last month in which she said “some people did something" in reference to the 9/11 attacks before explaining that some used the attack to advocate for taking away civil liberties from Muslim Americans.

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