Megyn Kelly Attacks DNC Chair For Inviting A Muslim Representative From CAIR To State Of The Union Address

Megyn Kelly Attacks DNC Chair For Inviting A Muslim Representative From CAIR To State Of The Union Address

CAIR Is The Largest Muslim Civil Liberty Group In America

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From the January 12 edition of Fox News' The Kelly File:

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MEGYN KELLY (HOST): Was it a mistake to allow, to have a couple of Democrats show up with representatives of CAIR at the State of the Union tonight? CAIR is an unindicted co-conspirator in a terrorist trial. President Obama's DOJ says they're directly linked to Hamas, which we recognize is a terrorist group.

DEBBIE WASSERMAN-SCHULTZ: Megyn, now who's talking about something that's disappointing. We have an outrageous --

KELLY: President Obama's DOJ said that, not me.

WASSERMAN-SCHULTZ: We have an outrageous situation where you have much of the Republican field of presidential candidates, and others, who have consistently criticized, discriminated against, said horrific things about Muslim-Americans in this country. Presidential candidate Donald Trump --

KELLY: There's a lot of great Muslim-Americans that could go that are not affiliated with a group that's been named as an unindicted co-conspirator in a terror trial.

WASSERMAN-SCHULTZ: Megyn, I asked my colleagues to join me in what I did tonight, which was invite a Muslim-American constituent, a leader in our community, to join me as my guest at the State of the Union. And 25 members did that. That was the right thing to do, because we needed to make sure that we could call out the discrimination.

KELLY: I got it. It's not the Muslim guest, it's CAIR in particular, but I understand your point.

Previously:

Rush Limbaugh Slams Obama For Inviting CAIR Officials To Final State Of The Union Address

Right-Wing Media Attack CAIR For Quickly Denouncing San Bernardino Shootings

Conservative Media's Demand That Muslims Atone For Terrorism Is A Rigged Game

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