President Donald Trump continued his attacks on four minority Democratic congresswomen, and again involved Israel in the debate.
In Sunday’s tweet he called on “the four Congresswomen” — Reps. Rashida Tlaib of Michigan, Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, and Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts — to apologise to America and Israel.
“I don’t believe the four Congresswomen are capable of loving our Country. They should apologise to America (and Israel) for the horrible (hateful) things they have said. They are destroying the Democrat Party, but are weak & insecure people who can never destroy our great Nation!” Sunday’s tweet said.
Trump in a tweet last week said the four congresswomen should “go back and help fix the totally broken and crime-infested places from which they came.” Omar was born in Somalia; the other three were born in the United States.
At a rally Wednesday night in North Carolina, Trump supporters chanted “send her back” when Trump attacked Omar. Trump later said he disagreed with the chants and moved quickly to talk over them, but video of the rally shows he waited about 13 seconds before continuing.
In his tweets on Sunday morning, Trump also attacked the Washington Post for its coverage of his tweets against the congresswomen and of the rally, calling it “Presidential Harassment.”
In a tweet last Monday he called on the lawmakers to “apologise to our Country, the people of Israel and even to the Office of the President, for the foul language they have used, and the terrible things they have said.”
When will the Radical Left Congresswomen apologize to our Country, the people of Israel and even to the Office of the President, for the foul language they have used, and the terrible things they have said. So many people are angry at them & their horrible & disgusting actions!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 15, 2019
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