NYU Students Blame Chelsea Clinton for New Zealand Attacks

Donald Trump Jr. joined Twitter users in support of Chelsea Clinton on March 16, when he came to her defense after an NYU student blamed her for the mosque terrorist attacks in NZ, during a vigil for the tragedy.

On Friday, tensions boiled over when Clinton was accosted by a New York University student who attempted to publicly shame her for "all the Islamophobia that you have stoked".

The video posted to Twitter by NYU students Rose Asaf and Leen Dweik shows them angrily confront the former first daughter.

Still, the student persisted in dressing down Clinton, claiming the shootings were "stoked by people like you". And I want you to know that and to feel that deeply - 49 people died because of a rhetoric you put out there'.

There has been a lot of talk over the last 24 hours about how certain people's rhetoric, or lack of condemnation of white nationalism and hate may inspire actions like those seen in the massacre of 49 Muslims in Christchurch, New Zealand yesterday. I do believe that words matter. I'm all for holding the Clinton family accountable, and it's perfectly legitimate to criticize Hillary Clinton for her foreign policies.

Other students who circled around started snapping in support, a showing of solidarity instead of clapping.

"I'm so sorry that you feel that way", Clinton responds. Clinton put her hands ot her heart and apologized to the students that hey felt her comments were wrong.

"What does "I'm sorry you feel that way" mean?" asked a male student nearby, seemingly frustrated. Prominent voices on both sides of the political spectrum accused Omar of outright anti-Semitism.

Chelsea Clinton speaks on stage before signing copies of her new book "It's Your World" at Housing Works Bookstore on April 4, 2017 in New York City. "We should expect all elected officials, regardless of party, and all public figures to not traffic in anti-Semitism".

"Chelsea should be praised for speaking up, Trump wrote. Anyone who doesn't understand this is part of the problem", the president's eldest son added. "Agreed. It should go without saying but neither myself, @ChelseaClinton or Spyro the Dragon had anything to do with the tragedy in New Zealand".

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