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Trump vehemently defends tweets telling congresswomen to leave: ‘Many people agree with me’

President Trump on Monday afternoon defended his tweets urging Democratic women of color to go back to the countries they came from despite all being American, telling reporters, “These are people that hate our country.” When asked if he was concerned that many saw his comments as racist, Trump replied, “It doesn’t concern me because many people agree with me.”

People are tweeting ‘Go back to your country’ stories following Trump’s tweets

Social media users are sharing their experiences of being told to “go back to your country” and similar statements following the president’s comments toward four congresswomen.

Trump moves to end asylum protections for Central Americans

According to a new rule published in the Federal Register, asylum seekers who pass through another country first will be ineligible for asylum at the US southern border.

Trump calls on congresswomen to apologize after his Twitter attacks

President Trump tweeted a new broadside Monday after weekend tweets in which he attacked progressive Democrats with what is widely established as a racist trope, suggesting they return to the “broken and crime infested places from which they came.”

Beto O’Rourke says he had relative who owned slaves

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke says he was recently given documents showing that both he and his wife are descended from people who owned slaves.

A look at how Democrats responded to Trump’s tweets telling progressives to leave the US

Although many Republicans have stayed silent, President Trump’s comments have led to a widespread outcry among Democrats.

Hillary Clinton rips Trump for tweets about congresswomen

“They’re from America, and you’re right about one thing: Currently their government is a complete and total catastrophe,” the former secretary of state wrote in response to the president.

Ayanna Pressley hits back at Trump: ‘This is what racism looks like’

The Massachusetts congresswoman hit back at President Trump on Sunday after he told a group of progressive Democratic congresswomen to leave the United States.