During an interview with Alabama Public Television that aired on Friday, Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-AL) criticized Democrats for suggesting the events that occurred in Washington, DC on Capitol Hill on January 6 compared to the September 11, 2001 terror attacks.
Tuberville said Democrats do so by calling for a so-called 9/11 commission to investigate the incident.
“First of all, I don’t like 9/11 being used on anything,” he said. “On 9/11, we lost 3,000 people. Three-thousand is horrific. Now, this is a tragedy in itself. But it wasn’t even close to what happened on that day. I think you’re seeing the Democrats just kind of throwing that back and say, ‘Listen, this was a 9/11 comparison.’ This wasn’t even close. I was there. This was my first day on the Senate floor. I had been sitting in my seat for an hour when this happened. We never saw anybody. We