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Omar on Anti-Semitic Tweets: I Did Not Apologize for Being Anti-Semitic

‘I apologized for the way that my words made people feel’
By Grabien Staff


REPORTER: "You've since apologized unequivocally for the tweet. You said rightly that anti-Semitism is real. But just to be clear, we're a few weeks now, what were you apologizing for? Was it a badly worded tweet that you were apologizing for or was it that you were anti-Semitic wittingly or unwittingly?"
OMAR: "Absolutely not. I apologized for the way that my words made people feel. Oftentimes, you know, we are in places where someone will say something and they might not know how it makes you feel. And it's not acceptable, once you express to them, that this is hurtful or that you have felt attacked by their words. They should acknowledge how you feel. They should speak to that. They should apologize and figure out a way to remedy that situation." 

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