Crowd chants 'send her back' at rally after Trump accused of racism

Crowd chants 'send her back' at rally after Trump accused of racism
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The crowd at a re-election rally started chanting "send her back" after Trump doubled his attacks on Minnesota representative Ilhan Omar.


President Donald Trump resumed his attacks on four Democratic women lawmakers on Wednesday at a re-election rally in Greenville, North Carolina, after the House of Representatives killed a resolution to impeach him.

"These left-wing ideologues see our nation as a force for evil," Trump said of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley, and Rashida Tlaib, adding they were helping "fuel the rise" of a "dangerous, militant hard left".

The crowd started chanting “send her back” after Trump attacked Omar — a Somalian refugee who immigrated with her family to the US as a child.

The representative from Minnesota responded with part of a poem by famed civil rights activist Maya Angelou.

Over the weekend Trump tweeted that the four representatives — also known as "the squad" — should "go back" where they came from even though all of them are US citizens.

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