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Politics#RacistInChief takes off on Twitter after Trump tells Dems to go back where they 'came from'

03:15  15 july  2019
03:15  15 july  2019 Source:   thehill.com

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Twitter users blasted President Trump after he tweeted that "'Progressive' Democrat Congresswomen" should " go ba. "Queer Eye" star Karamo Brown tweeted, "Our # RacistInChief just told four American Congresswomen ' go back to their countries '

Trump tells freshman Dems to ' go back ' to their countries. In a series of tweets earlier Sunday, Trump suggested Ocasio-Cortez and three other "# RacistInChief " and "#TrumpisaRacist" take off on Twitter after Trump tells Dems to go back where they " came from " Twitter users blasted

#RacistInChief takes off on Twitter after Trump tells Dems to go back where they 'came from'© Getty Images #RacistInChief takes off on Twitter after Trump tells Dems to go back where they 'came from'

Twitter users blasted President Trump after he tweeted that "'Progressive' Democrat Congresswomen" should "go back and fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came," with the hashtags #TrumpIsARacist and #RacistInChief trending on the platform Sunday.

Ava DuVernay, the creator of Netflix's "When They See Us," said she was "saluting" Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn), Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.), Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich) and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) in the wake of the president's comments.

Trump tells Dem congresswomen: Go back where you came from

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After Donald Trump told four progressive Democrats to " go back " to where they came from in a tweet on Sunday, Twitter exploded with users rebuking the president as "racist," making the hashtags # RacistInChief and #TrumpIsARacist trend across America. Trump , on Sunday morning, referenced

President Donald Trump said Sunday that progressive Democratic congresswomen should return to the countries where they came from in a series of tweets that "Why don't they go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came . Then come back and show us how it

Omar was born in Mogadishu, Somalia, and came to the U.S. as a refugee with her family. Pressley was born in Cincinnati, and Tlaib was born in Detroit. Ocasio-Cortez was born in New York.

"Queer Eye" star Karamo Brown tweeted, "Our #RacistInChief just told four American Congresswomen 'go back to their countries...' Immigrants & their children are the heart of our country. I am proud to be #MadeByImmigrants @realDonaldTrump racist rhetoric only makes me fight harder for all. #FirstGenerationAmerican."

He also shared a photo of himself wearing a shirt with the phrase "Made By Immigrants."

Other Twitter users were quick to share the hashtags.

Trump's comments were also condemned across Capitol Hill, including by Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif), Ocasio-Cortez, Pressley, Omar, Tlaib and Rep. Justin Amash (I-Mich.).

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