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Chelsea Clinton Addresses Student Confrontation on The View: We All Have ‘Responsibility to Listen to Each Other’

Chelsea Clinton appeared on The View today and was asked about the viral confrontation between her and students at a recent vigil for the horrific New Zealand mosque shooting.

Clinton was confronted over her tweets criticizing Ilhan Omar, and in the video that went viral weeks ago, one student activist said, “This right here is the result of a massacre stoked by people like you and the words that you put out. 49 people died because of the rhetoric you put out there.”

Sunny Hostin brought up the video on The View, noting how many people defended her, even Donald Trump Jr.

“We have so much pain and anger in our country and in our world right now,” Clinton said, “and I think we do have a real responsibility to listen to each other.”

She added that they shouldn’t forget “why we were there that day” and how people should be standing with the Muslim community against white nationalist terrorism.

Meghan McCain lauded her “very classy answer” and said she’s not sure she would’ve been able to keep her composure in a similar situation.

“We do have to listen to each other,” Clinton said, before praising the “extraordinary leadership” from Omar in listening to the feedback she received.

You can watch above, via ABC.

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