Politics: Trump Defends 'Send Her Back' Chanters with Retweet of Katie Hopkins, Far-Right Commentator Who Called Migrants 'Cockroaches' - PressFrom - US
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PoliticsTrump Defends 'Send Her Back' Chanters with Retweet of Katie Hopkins, Far-Right Commentator Who Called Migrants 'Cockroaches'

20:30  20 july  2019
20:30  20 july  2019 Source:   newsweek.com

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Trump Defends 'Send Her Back' Chanters with Retweet of Katie Hopkins, Far-Right Commentator Who Called Migrants 'Cockroaches'© Zach Gibson/Getty Images President Donald Trump takes the podium before speaking during a Keep America Great rally on July 17, 2019 in Greenville, North Carolina. Trump is speaking in North Carolina only hours after The House of Representatives voted down an effort from a Texas Democrat to impeach the President.

President Donald Trump continued to defend himself and his supporters after racist chants broke out at his North Carolina campaign rally earlier this week, releasing a torrent of tweets and retweets Saturday morning that attempted to justify his inaction when those in attendance began to yell "send her back" in reference to Somali-born Congresswoman Ilhan Omar.

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In his latest attempt to defend himself, however, Trump once again elevated the voice of Katie Hopkins, a far-right British commentator known for espousing openly racist and anti-migrant views in op-eds and on her own sizable Twitter account.

"As you can see, I did nothing to lead people on, nor was I particularly happy with their chant — just a very big and patriotic crowd. They love the USA!," Trump wrote, sharing a post from Hopkins with his 62 million twitter followers. The original tweet from Hopkins asserted that "Send her back is the new lock her up," a reference to the rallying cry Trump and his supporters used in 2016 to disparage opponent Hillary Clinton. Lest anyone think she was criticizing these chants, Hopkins concluded with the note "Well done to #TeamTrump."

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Controversial columnist faces backlash as people call for her to be fired over article comparing migrants to cockroaches .

Hopkins – who found fame on the show The Apprentice, before appearing on the reality TV In 2015, Hopkins wrote a column for the Sun in which she compared migrants to cockroaches and The column, published in December 2015, said US authorities were right to stop Mohammed Tariq

A video attached to Hopkins' tweet shows the incendiary moment from Wednesday's rally, during which Trump accuses Omar of "launching vicious, anti-semitic screeds." The crowd then launches into the "send her back" chant, while Trump stands silently at the podium, allowing the chorus to grow. The stunning moment irked some Republican lawmakers and, according to reports, those within Trump's inner circle. In the days since, the president has waffled between supporting those in attendance and distancing himself from their cries.

In other Saturday morning tweets, Trump retweeted a 2-minute video spiel from Hopkins in which she argued, nonsensically, that a vote against Trump was a vote in favor of ISIS. The president also shared another tweet of Hopkins', criticizing London law enforcement and a post in which Hopkins said, "How I wish we had such leadership in the U.K."

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Far - right politics are politics further on the right of the left-right spectrum than the standard political right, particularly in terms of extreme nationalism, nativist ideologies, and authoritarian tendencies.

To read Katie Hopkins is to know that she would have disagreed with the Enlightenment if she She now seeks to demonise London among her faithful, calling for an end to its degenerate values in the Katie Hopkins ' Mail Online contract ends 'by mutual consent'. Far - right columnist parts company

It's not the first time the president has seemingly legitimized the perspective of the commentator, who has likened immigrants to rodents and encouraged law enforcement to racially profile the public. Earlier this month, he pushed forward her praise of far-right leaders, sparking a backlash.

As critics noted, the president dramatically expands Hopkins' reach on the social media site with each share. For the most part, her missives garner between a couple hundred and a couple of thousand likes; those retweeted by the president have earned tens of thousands.

George Conway, an attorney and notorious Trump critic who is married to White House Counselor Kellyanne Conway, was among the many social media users on Saturday to decry the elevation of Hopkins' writings.

"So the President is the United States is (again) retweeting a woman who once wrote a column saying migrants were "cockroaches" and "feral humans" and "spreading like the norovirus," and once tweeted, "Racial profiling is a good thing. Call me racist, I don't care."

Of course, whether the criticism bothers Trump remains to be seen. The Democrat-controlled House of Representatives passed a resolution last Tuesday condemning the president for his "racist tweets" about four Democratic congresswomen of color, including Omar, but the censure apparently has done little to stymy his inflammatory use of the social media platform.

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