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Trump says minority congresswomen should ‘apologize to America’

21 July 2019, 4:09 PM

US President Donald Trump renewed attacks Sunday on four Democratic congresswomen he launched xenophobic tweets against last week, demanding they apologise “for the horrible (hateful) things they have said.”

U.S. Reps Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), Ilhan Omar (D-MN), Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) hold a news conference after Democrats in the U.S. Congress moved to formally condemn President Donald Trump's attacks on the four minority congresswomen on Capitol Hill in Washington.

Trump defiant as lawmakers blast his ‘racist’ remarks

16 July 2019, 9:20 AM

President Donald Trump did not identify the lawmakers by name in his Sunday tweets, but he appeared to refer to representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley and Rashida Tlaib.

US Representative Ilhan Omar (D-MN) at an event in the U.S. Capitol building in Washington.

White House denies Trump inciting violence against Muslim lawmaker

15 April 2019, 7:20 AM

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi took time out from an official trip to issue a strong statement urging Trump to remove the clip featuring Minnesota congresswoman Ilhan Omar.

Minnesota, Michigan send first Muslim women to US Congress

7 November 2018, 6:16 AM

The victories by the two Democrats Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib came on an election night when members of multiple minority groups had a chance to score electoral firsts.



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