Democratic congressional candidate Amy McGrath compared President Trump’s electoral victory to the September 11, 2001 terror attacks in a newly released video.
McGrath, who just recently won her primary in Kentucky’s 6th district, said in November that after Trump’s win she felt the same “sinking feeling” that she had after learning of the 9/11 attacks.
“And then, of course, the results of the election, we have a new commander-in-chief,” McGrath said during an event by Indivisible Bourbon County. “And that morning I woke up like somebody had sucker punched me. I mean, I felt like, ‘what has just happened to my country?'”
“The only feeling I can describe that’s any close to it was the feeling I had after 9/11. ‘What just happened, where are we going from here,’ and it was that just sinking feeling of sadness, and I didn’t know what to do,” she continued.
2,977 Americans were killed on September 11, 2001 when terrorists hijacked airplanes and flew them into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Another plane was headed toward Washington, D.C., before the passengers attacked the cockpit, causing the plane to crash in a field in Pennsylvania.