Jim Riches made the assertion on the annual GOP gala on the Grand Hyatt Resort in Midtown Manhattan. He additionally blasted New York Democratic lawmakers who refused to sentence the freshman congresswoman’s assertion.
“They will’t take care of actuality — Schumer, Nadler, all of the New York politicians had been quiet. They didn’t say one factor,” he stated.
“I did nothing mistaken,” he added. “She [Ilhan Omar] owes us an apology and we’re going to get it.”
Riches, who wrote a seething op-ed for The Publish after Omar’s remarks, additionally stated he supported President Trump’s Twitter video that interwove video of Omar’s remarks and photographs that confirmed the terrorist assault.
“He advised it prefer it was that’s what occurred that day,” Riches stated of Trump’s tweet. “Donald Trump is 100 % proper.”
Former New York Governor George Pataki additionally acquired a standing ovation from the gang when he referred to as for Home Speaker Nancy Pelosi to take away Omar from the Overseas Affairs Committee.