'I TRIED TO HOLD BACK TEARS'

NEW ZEALAND MOSQUE ATTACKS RASHIDAA TLAIB AND ILHAN OMAR REACT

TWO FRESHMEN CONGRESSWOMEN WHO WERE THE FIRST MUSLIM WOMEN EVER ELECTED TO CONGRESS REACTED TO NEW ZEALAND MOSQUE ATTACKS WITH HEARTBREAK ON FRIDAY.

"This morning I tried to hold back tears as I hugged my two brown, Muslim boys a little tighter and longer," she said in a statement.
She told reporters that she didn't see the news until she woke up Friday morning in disbelief.A "Love trumps hate," she said.

Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., and Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., both elected in November, reacted with both pain and worry for Muslims across the world after 49 people were killed in targeted attacks at two mosques in...

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