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PoliticsTrump: 'Petrified' Democrats afraid to take progressive congresswomen

15:31  16 july  2019
15:31  16 july  2019 Source:   thehill.com

Trump tells Dem congresswomen: Go back where you came from

Trump tells Dem congresswomen: Go back where you came from The president attacks progressives.

Trump 's demand that four congresswomen of color "go back" to the "places from which they came" For weeks progressives viewed as Pelosi pandering to more politically vulnerable moderates in the Three of the four Democrats Trump appeared to be referring to over the weekend were born in the

President Donald Trump suggested that “ progressive Democrat Congresswomen ” not born in the United States should go back home in a series of early Sunday morning tweets. Without mentioning names, the president referred to congresswomen “who originally came from countries whose

Trump: 'Petrified' Democrats afraid to take progressive congresswomen© Greg Nash Trump: 'Petrified' Democrats afraid to take progressive congresswomen

President Trump on Tuesday said that "petrified" Democrats are afraid to take on a group of progressive congresswomen, showing no sign of easing up his attacks on the lawmakers.

Trump accused the women, whom he did not name, of "spewing some of the most vile, hateful, and disgusting things ever said by a politician."

He lamented that the group, presumably referring to Democratic Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (N.Y.), Ilhan Omar (Minn.), Rashida Tlaib (Mich.) and Ayanna Pressley (Mass.), "get a free pass and a big embrace from the Democrat Party."

Trump doubles down after telling Democratic congresswomen to 'go back' to their countries

Trump doubles down after telling Democratic congresswomen to 'go back' to their countries President Trump on Sunday night doubled down amid a backlash over his earlier tweets telling a group of progressive Democratic congresswomen that they should "go back" to the countries that they came from. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); "So sad to see the Democrats sticking up for people who speak so badly of our Country and who, in addition, hate Israel with a true and unbridled passion.

Trump attacked non-white female congresswomen who were born in the US by telling them to go back to their home countries. So interesting to see “ Progressive ” Democrat Congresswomen , who originally came from countries whose governments are a complete and total catastrophe, the worst

In a tweet, Trump referred to "' Progressive ' Democrat Congresswomen ," which appeared to be a reference to a group of outspoken relatively young, liberal women, all first-time members of the House of Representatives. These include Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, Minnesota

He added that "Democrats are afraid to take them on" because they are the "Radical Left."

His tweets follows attacks on the minority congresswomen that has been condemned as racist by Democrats and a few Republicans.

Graham: Trump should focus on policy, not personal attacks

Graham: Trump should focus on policy, not personal attacks Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Monday urged President Trump to "knock it down a notch" in the wake of incendiary tweets in which Trump said progressive congresswomen should "go back" to the countries they came from. In an appearance on "Fox & Friends," Graham said Trump should focus on criticizing Democratic policies rather than personal attacks. But the senator quickly launched into his own attacks on the congresswomen, saying they "hate our own country.

The US President's Twitter tirade has been branded "xenophobic" - and left people baffled as all but one of the four congresswomen were born and raised in the US.

On Twitter, Mr Trump addressed "' Progressive ' Democrat Congresswomen ," which appeared to be a reference to a group of outspoken, liberal, recently elected women, who have become known as "the squad." They include Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, Minnesota Congresswoman Ilhan

Trump on Sunday tweeted that progressive lawmakers should "go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came."

"So interesting to see 'Progressive' Democrat Congresswomen, who originally came from countries whose governments are a complete and total catastrophe, the worst, most corrupt and inept anywhere in the world (if they even have a functioning government at all), now loudly and viciously telling the people of the United States, the greatest and most powerful Nation on earth, how our government is to be run," Trump tweeted.

Of the four, Omar who came to the U.S. as a refugee from Somalia, is the only one who was born in a different country.

The four lawmakers decried the remarks in a press conference late Monday.

House Democrats introduce resolution condemning Trump for 'racist' comments

House Democrats introduce resolution condemning Trump for 'racist' comments House Democrats plan to vote on a resolution that explicitly condemns President Trump's tweets calling for four progressive congresswomen to "go back" to their countries as racist. 

President Donald Trump used racist language on Sunday to attack progressive Democratic congresswomen , falsely implying they weren't natural-born American citizens. Trump did not name who he was attacking in Sunday's tirade but earlier this week he referenced New York Rep.

President Trump tweeted that progressive congresswomen should return to their countries of origin. NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Democratic Congresswoman Debbie NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Democratic Congresswoman Debbie Mucarsel-Powell about the comments.

"This is the agenda of white nationalists," Omar said of what she called the president's "blatantly racist attack."

Two GOP House members, Reps. Reps. Will Hurd (Texas) and Michael Turner (Ohio) called President Trump's tweets racist in statements.

The House is expected to vote late Tuesday on a resolution to condemn Trump's Sunday tweet as racist.

GOP congressman won't run again, citing divisive rhetoric.
Rep. Paul Mitchell was one of the few Republicans to break with President Trump over his tweets about "the Squad"

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