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Politics2020 Democrats react to 'send her back' chants at Trump rally

17:50  18 july  2019
17:50  18 july  2019 Source:   thehill.com

Trump rally crowd chants 'Send her back' about Omar

Trump rally crowd chants 'Send her back' about Omar Supporters at President Trump's campaign rally on Wednesday chanted "send her back" about Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) after the president launched into a diatribe against the first-term lawmaker and Somali refugee.Trump tore into Omar early on in his rally in Greenville, North Carolina, a continuation of his days-long attacks against her and three other progressive congresswomen. The crowd raucously booed Omar at the first mention of her name. The president went on to accuse Omar of demeaning U.S. servicemembers and minimizing the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

The chants of " Send her back !" referred to Somalia-born, American citizen Rep. Democratic presidential candidates reacted to the menacing scenes by saying they showed why Trump Having presented all Democrats as hostage to such influences the eventual next step of Trump 's strategy

Send her back !” Depicting the 2020 Democrats as a hapless and left-wing lot, Mr. Trump delivered what may have been his core pitch: “Tonight, we renew our resolve that America “Let the Democrats now go back to work.” The vote did not preclude the possibility of future impeachment action.

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Democrats running for the White House in 2020 hammered President Trump Wednesday and Thursday after he went after four progressive congresswomen of color at a North Carolina rally.

Trump teed off on Democratic Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (N.Y.), Ilhan Omar (Minn.), Ayanna Pressley (Mass.) and Rashida Tlaib (Mich.) at the event, and the presidential candidates focused much of their ire on chants of "send her back" that erupted during a diatribe against Omar, a naturalized U.S. citizen and refugee from Somalia.

Trump Rally Chants of ‘Send Her Back’ at Ilhan Omar Roundly Condemned: ‘Flat Out Bigotry’

Trump Rally Chants of ‘Send Her Back’ at Ilhan Omar Roundly Condemned: ‘Flat Out Bigotry’ At President Donald Trump's North Carolina rally tonight, as POTUS tore into Congresswoman Ilhan Omar, the crowd erupted in chants of "send her back!"

Trump Rests His 2020 Hopes on Some Old Tactics. The new chorus is just the latest chant to flare up at a Trump rally . Other chants that have become staples from Trump Democratic presidential hopefuls railed against the Trump administration’s plan to round up undocumented migrants across

That chant became a hallmark of Trump rallies even long after he had defeated Clinton. Four Republicans and an independent joined the chamber’s Democrats in condemning Trump ’s words. The president has only reiterated his attacks, and his comments at Wednesday’s rally confirmed

"It's clear that Donald Trump is trying to divide us by race and gender. It's immoral. Our children are listening," former Vice President Joe Biden tweeted in a lengthy thread. "These members of Congress - children of immigrants, just like so many of us - are an example of exactly what makes America great."

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) slammed Trump as "desperate," adding that "calling out his racism, xenophobia, and misogyny is imperative."

"Trump knows that when we stand together and fight for racial, social, economic and environmental justice, we have the power to defeat him. So the demagogue is doing what he knows best: Divide and conquer through hate," Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) tweeted.

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) blasted the comments as "vile," "cowardly" and "racist," adding "It's time to get Trump out of office and unite the country."

"He's preying on bigotry to try to propel himself forward, but now he's in the most powerful position in the land," Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) said on MSNBC

Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D-Texas) said the chants "don't happen by accident" and are "the product of a president who sees our diversity not as a strength, but as a weakness."

"Whether it's 'send her back' or 'lock her up,' 'there has to be some form of punishment' or 'grab her by the p***y'-the throughline is contempt for women and anyone who threatens this president's fragile ego," Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) tweeted, referencing past disparaging comments Trump has made about women or controversial remarks on abortion.

After 'send her back' Trump rally chants, 2020 Dems fight for country's identity

After 'send her back' Trump rally chants, 2020 Dems fight for country's identity In the middle of one of the most rancorous weeks in the race for the White House, the 2020 Democrats are drawing battle lines for the general election.

Trump attacked former President Joe Biden Joe Biden House unravels with rise of 'Les Enfants Terrible' Sanders to call on 2020 Democrats to reject money from drug, health insurance industries Harris tops Biden in California Trump attacks "Squad" while crowd chants " send her back " at rally .

President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally at Williams Arena in Greenville, N.C Mr. Trump on Sunday morning posted a series of tweets deriding "'Progressive' Democrat Congresswomen "Why don't they go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came.

"Tonight on a stage the President returned to bigotry once again. Inciting hatred-it's what he likes to do," Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) said. "The words 'Are there no limits to what he will say or do?' ring hollow here, until you answer: there is a limit, & it rests with me-stand up, speak out, organize and VOTE."

"[email protected] makes our country and our Congress better. The hate Donald Trump is stoking in North Carolina tonight is odious and un-American," Washington Gov. Jay Inslee tweeted.

"There is no bottom to the level of vile and hate this president is willing to go. Enough," Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) said.

"A tweet. Then a chant. And it won't stop there. Trump is fueling and feeding off hate. Racism and Islamophobia are stains on humanity and on our country. We stand with @IlhanMN," tweeted New York Mayor Bill de Blasio.

Entrepreneur Andrew Yang slammed Trump for trying to "bully people for political mileage."

"This is horrific, racist garbage. Rep. Omar is a Congresswoman and an American," Rep. Seth Moulton (D-Mass.) tweeted.

The criticism is the latest development in an ongoing feud that started Sunday when Trump said the four congresswomen, known as "the squad," should go back to the "crime infested places from which they came."

Three of the four congresswomen were born in the U.S. and all four are citizens.

Democrats and some Republicans have seized on the remarks as racist. The House formally condemned them in a 240-187 vote in the House Tuesday.

O'Rourke calls Trump event 'almost an impromptu Nuremberg rally' after 'send her back' chants.
Democratic 2020 White House hopeful Beto O'Rourke is blasting President Trump for his record on racial issues, comparing Trump's campaign rally in North Carolina last week to a Nazi event. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); "President Trump is a racist.

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