Four congresswomen should apologise

U.S. Reps Ayanna Pressley, Ilhan Omar, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez and Rashida Tlaib hold a news conference after Democrats in the U.S. Congress moved to formally condemn Pres

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Trump ignited controversy last weekend when he tweeted that the four lawmakers, who are all women of color, should "go back" to where they came from if they do not like the United States.

CBS' chief Washington correspondent Major Garrett told Pence that Trump's "relationship with his supporters is as close as anyone has ever had in American politics", and he could stop such chants "with one simple word or a phrase".

Wallace ticked off Trump's birtherism conspiracy against President Obama, his accusing Mexico of sending rapists and drug dealers to the United States and his calls for a Muslim ban.

The former first lady, 55, tweeted what seemed to be a rebuke of the United States president's remarks - while stopping short of mentioning the president directly.

"If the Democrats truly cared about addressing the crisis on the border, they would fix the loopholes in our immigration laws", Harrington said. They want to tear down the structure of our country.

Omar said after Wednesday night's rally that Trump was "spewing fascist ideology".

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His comments were allegedly aimed at Somalian-born Democrat Ilhan Omar, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ayanna Pressley and Rashida Tlaib.

All four are known as sharp critics of Trump's policies as well as the Democratic leadership in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Stephen Miller, Trump's top immigration adviser, said the president made clear he disagreed with the "Send her back" chants.

"That is exactly why we can not allow this administration to define immigration policy within the United States,"saidOcasio-Cortez".

Pressley refused to refer to Trump by name and title, instead calling him "the occupant" because "he does not embody the grace, the empathy, the compassion, the integrity that that office requires and that the American people deserve".

U.S. President Donald Trump contended Sunday that four minority Democratic congresswomen he has been feuding with are not "capable of loving our Country".

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The host claimed Trump has been "playing the race card". In those original tweets, he said they should "go back" to the countries "from which they came". Asked if the congresswomen could be critical of the U.S. and stay in the country, Pence told CBS: "Of course they can stay ... they're American citizens". "Then come back and show us how it is done". Three of the four House members were born in the U.S. Omar is a naturalized citizen who fled Somalia with her family when she was a child. Three are committee members.

Miller pushed back, saying "throughout this interview you're continuing to conflate Donald Trump's criticisms of President Obama with AOC's deep and systemic criticisms of the country itself".

He concluded, "Our allegiance is not to the president". Coming here by jetliner in 1976, a Jewish immigrant from what was then a hostile state (the Soviet Union), I have never felt any less American than a Protestant whose ancestors arrived on the Mayflower in 1620.

"Yeah, they have First Amendment rights, but that doesn't mean I'm happy about them", Trump said, referring to the amendment in the USA constitution which protects freedom of speech.

Cummings defended the four progressive lawmakers - Democratic Reps.

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