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Trump disavows 'send her back' rally chant, many Republicans alarmed   -30%

President Donald Trump tried to distance himself on Thursday from supporters' chants of "send her back" at a rally where he blasted Somalia-born U.S. Representative Ilhan Omar, as Republicans worry the incendiary mantra could set the tone for the 2020 campaign.


Ilhan Omar, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ayanna Pressley, and Rashida Tlaib Answer Donald Trumps Racist Lies   -27%


The congresswomen offered a passionate defense of the nation’s highest ideals, voiced with the conviction their partyÆs leaders have been unable to summon.

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Class politics is rising in America. Trump hopes a culture war might stop it | Bhaskar Sunkara   2%


Ilhan Omar sees that the president wants to divide us on the basis of our race, creed or color – we need to join her in fighting for working people

The 2020 elections are fast approaching, and Donald Trump is already perfecting his campaign strategy: disgust his opponents, embolden his base and distract the general public.

As most people have heard by now, the president said that four congresswomen – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ayanna Pressley, Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar – should “go back” and try to fix the “crime infested places” they “originally came from”. He’s continued rallying against them, accusing them somehow of being both godless communists and radical Islamists.

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Donald Trump said he tried to stop the 'send her back' chants ... but did he? - video  


Donald Trump claimed Thursday he tried to stop his supporters chanting 'send her back' after he assailed Democratic congresswoman Ilhan Omar who he's suggested should leave the US. The chant came after he recited a litany of complaints about Omar of Minnesota, who fled to the US as a child with her family from violence-wracked Somalia. Video from the North Carolina rally shows the president pausing his remarks, appearing to drink in the uproar and not admonishing his supporters as they chanted.

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Ocasio-Cortez on Trump rally: 'The president put millions of Americans in danger' video  


Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the New York Democrat representative, has weighed in on Donald Trump's rally in North Carolina, at which the crowd chanted 'send her back' after he mentioned Ilhan Omar. Speaking at Capitol Hill, Ocasio-Cortez said: 'It is about creating a volatile environment in this country through violent rhetoric that puts anyone, like Ilhan, anyone who believes in the rights of all people, in danger'

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Democrat Ilhan Omar says Donald Trump is a 'fascist' video  


Representative Ilhan Omar has responded to Donald Trump's criticism of her as well as the chanting of 'send her back', which was heard at a Trump rally in North Carolina. Speaking at Capitol Hill on Thursday, she said 'we have said this president is racist' before later adding that she believes Trump 'is a fascist'. 

Earlier, Trump was asked about the crowd's shouting at his rally and claimed that he 'disagrees' with the chanting directed at the Democrat.

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After Trump attack, #IStandWithIlhan trends on Twitter  

Ilhan Omar responded to Trump supporters chanting 'send her back' at a rally by sharing a quote from Maya Angelou’s poem 'Still I Rise'


Im Winning: Donald Trumps Calculated Racism   -12%

Donald Trump is unwavering in his belief that racism against Ilhan Omar, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and other minority Americans will win him the Presidency again in 2020, Susan B. Glasser writes.


Tucker Carlson proposes an Orwellian test for immigrants: Theyve got to like us back  

On Night Two of his frontal attack against Ilhan Omar, Carlson does what he does.


This is an army of socialists: To retake House, GOP is hammering one message  

NRCC chair Tom Emmer said there’s “no place” for language like the “Send her back!” Trump rally chant aimed at Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar.


SE Cupp calls out Republicans: What a load of crap   -12%


CNN's SE Cupp hammers Republican lawmakers for continuing to support President Donald Trump despite his "vile rhetoric" against Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and three other congresswomen of color.


Anderson Cooper reacts to Lara Trump's racist chant defense  


CNN's Anderson Cooper calls out President Donald Trump's numerous lies and flip flops on attacks he made against Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN).


'The Squad' is a gift to Trump   16%


I'm glad President Donald Trump disavowed the "send her back" chant that broke out at his North Carolina rally. US Rep. Ilhan Omar and the rest of her "Squad" of House Democratic freshmen are as American as the rest of us, live under the same Constitution and enjoy the same First Amendment rights.


Fact check: Trump falsely accuses Ocasio-Cortez of calling Americans 'garbage'   -8%


During an exchange with reporters as he left the White House on Friday afternoon, President Donald Trump made false accusations against both Rep. Alexandria-Cortez and Rep. Ilhan Omar, two of the four Democratic members of Congress against whom he launched a racist "go back" attack earlier in the week.


Cupp calls out Republicans: What a load of crap   -12%


CNN's SE Cupp hammers Republican lawmakers for continuing to support President Donald Trump despite his "vile rhetoric" against Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and three other congresswomen of color.


Republicans press Pence for answers on 'send her back' chant  

Trump has ramped up his incendiary attacks against Rep. Ilhan Omar and her progressive allies.


Ilhan Omar Returns to Minneapolis for Heros Welcome   80%


After a week of attacks from President Trump and his supporters, Representative Ilhan Omar returned to her district Thursday night for a hero’s welcome.