Sarah Sanders: Trump not wishing 'violence toward anyone' with 9/11 tweet

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said on Sunday that President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump defends Stephanopolous interview Trump defends Stephanopolous interview Buttigieg on offers of foreign intel: 'Just call the FBI' MORE is not wishing "ill will" nor "violence toward anyone" after he tweeted a video showing images from the Sept. 11 attacks combined with remarks Rep. Ilhan OmarIlhan OmarHillicon Valley: Hacker group targeted electric grid | House Democrats press CBP over facial recognition program | Senators offer bill to protect health data | Groups file FCC complaint over carriers' use of location data Hillicon Valley: Hacker group targeted electric grid | House Democrats press CBP over facial recognition program | Senators offer bill to protect health data | Groups file FCC complaint over carriers' use of location data House Democrats question DHS over using facial recognition tech on US citizens MORE (D-Minn.) gave at a recent speech.

"Certainly the president is wishing no ill will, and certainly not violence towards anyone,” Sanders said on ABC’s “This Week."

“But the president is absolutely and should be calling out the congresswoman for her not only one time but history of anti-Semitic comments," she added.

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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."

Omar, one of the first women elected to Congress, has been accused of anti-Semitic comments by her critics.

"It's absolutely abhorrent the comments she continues to make and has made and (Democrats) look the other way,” Sanders added on Sunday. “I find what her comments to be absolutely disgraceful and unbefitting of a member of Congress and I think that it's a good thing that the president is calling her out for those comments, and the big question is why aren't Democrats doing it as well."

Democratic presidential candidates have criticized Trump’s tweet.

Former Texas Rep. Beto O'RourkeBeto O'RourkeDemocratic presidential hopefuls react to debate placement Democratic presidential hopefuls react to debate placement Teachers union to host 2020 Democratic presidential forum focused on education MORE called it "an incitement to violence."

Sen. Cory BookerCory Anthony BookerThe generational divide of Joe Biden and the Democratic Party Booker, O'Rourke, Buttigieg rally with striking McDonald's workers in South Carolina Booker, O'Rourke, Buttigieg rally with striking McDonald's workers in South Carolina MORE (D-N.J.) said it was "vicious, crass” and “disgusting."