Chelsea Clinton was left speechless after she was confronted by an angry college student at a vigil for the victims of the New Zealand mass shootings, who blamed Clinton's "rhetoric" for the massacre.
In a video posted on Twitter, a young woman - also attending the vigil at New York University - can be heard telling Clinton:
This right here is the result of a massacre stoked by people like you and the words that you put out into the world.
And I want you to know that and I want you to feel that deep inside… 49 people died because of the rhetoric that you put out there.
Clinton, who is pregnant with her third child, responded with:
I’m so sorry you feel that way.
But the student didn't seem happy with her answer, as a male student, who appears to be behind the camera, says:
What does “I’m sorry you feel that way” mean? What does that even mean?
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The young woman was referring to a recent remark made by Clinton about Minnesota Democrat Ilhan Omar, one of the first two Muslim women in Congress. After the Congresswoman suggested the Israeli lobby had too much influence on the White House, Clinton tweeted:
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