Omar has repeatedly been accused of anti-Semitism, and Meyers brought up McCain’s criticism after a deadly attack at a synagogue shooting at the Poway, Calif., last month, when McCain referenced Omar’s posts on Twitter.
“You do keep bringing up the two tweets she apologized for,” Meyers told McCain, “and I think it’s a little unfair to her, especially because — “
“Are you her publicist?” McCain said. “Are you her press person?”
“No,” Meyers said. “I’m just someone who cares about the fact that there’s someone out there who is in a minority, who has had death threats against her, and I think we should all use the same language that you’re asking her to be careful about her language. And I would ask that everyone to be careful about theirs.”