Bush Hager posted an excerpt on Twitter Tuesday from a 2001 speech her father, a fellow Republican, gave at the Islamic Center of Washington, D.C. following the 9/11 attacks. Her father said, "Islam is peace" in his remarks. He added that Muslims "make an incredibly valuable contribution to our country" and called for them to be "treated with respect."
"This is not the America I know..." just a reminder this am to teach acceptance and love to our kids for all races, all religions.. pic.twitter.com/32XohAGMv7— Jenna Bush Hager (@JennaBushHager) January 31, 2017
Bush Hager said in her tweet that the speech is a reminder "to teach acceptance and love to our kids for all races, all religions."