Trump signal boosted dangerous tweet falsely claiming Democratic congresswoman 'partied' on 9/11 anniversary

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    Judi Lynn
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    Published 10 hours ago on September 18, 2019
    By David Badash, The New Civil Rights Movement

    A dangerous and false tweet claiming Democratic U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar “partied on the anniversary of 9/11” has been deleted. President Donald Trump retweeted the lie, which includes a video of the Minnesota Congresswoman dancing at a Congressional Black Caucus event on Sept. 13. The original video had been posted by progressive activist Adam Green, but was co-opted and repurposed by a Trump supporter.

    Here’s the original tweet from Green, co-founder of the Progressive Change Campaign Committee:

    Adam Green

    @AdamGreen

    Can someone name something better than @IlhanMN dancing to @lizzo? Because I can’t think of anything.

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    Here’s a screenshot of the now-deleted, dangerous and false tweet from Trump loyalist and “comedian” Terrence Williams who has over 600,000 followers. It includes the video from Green’s tweet:

    More:
    https://www.rawstory.com/2019/09/trump-signal-boosted-dangerous-tweet-falsely-claiming-democratic-congresswoman-partied-on-9-11-anniversary/

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