O'Rourke: Trump inciting violence against Omar by sharing video

Former Rep. Beto O'RourkeBeto O'RourkeCNN signs Andrew Yang as contributor Krystal Ball: Voters are coming to their own judgements about who is electable Warren campaign to host series of events in Texas MORE (D-Texas) said during a campaign stop that President TrumpDonald John TrumpAdvisor: Sanders could beat Trump in Texas Bloomberg rips Sanders over Castro comments What coronavirus teaches us for preventing the next big bio threat MORE incited violence against Rep. Ilhan OmarIlhan OmarSanders unveils plan for government-funded child care, pre-K Ilhan Omar accuses Meghan McCain of trafficking in 'anti-Muslim smears and hate speech' Sanders wins endorsement of top Muslim group MORE (D-Minn.) by tweeting a video including images of Sept. 11 and comments the congresswoman made about the attack.

O'Rourke, who is running for president, added that the tweet was "part and parcel" from the Trump administration.

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"This is an incitement to violence against Congresswoman Omar, against our fellow Americans who happen to be Muslim. This is part and parcel of what we've seen from an administration that has described Mexican immigrants as rapists and criminals," O'Rourke said on Saturday in South Carolina.

Trump on Friday tweeted the video, which showed the burning World Trade Center towers and Omar saying at a speech last month at the Council on American-Islamic Relations that CAIR was founded because "some people did something" and Muslims "were starting to lose access to our civil liberties."

CAIR was founded in 1994, but Omar's office has said meant to say that the organization grew following the 9/11 attacks.

O'Rourke is one of several 2020 Democratic candidates who have condemned the tweet in recent days. Sen. Cory BookerCory Anthony BookerDemocrats' Obama-to-Sanders shift on charter schooling This week: House to vote on legislation to make lynching a federal hate crime Juan Williams: Black votes matter MORE (D-N.J.) in an interview published Saturday called the tweet "vicious" and "crass." Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenJack Black endorses Elizabeth Warren Democrats view Sanders as having best shot to defeat Trump: poll Poll: Biden, Sanders tied in Texas, followed by Warren MORE (D-Mass.) called it "shameful" in a tweet Friday.