Click For Photo: https://thehill.com/sites/default/files/trumpdonaldcampaign3_061819getty.jpg
Supporters at President Trump’s campaign rally on Wednesday chanted “send her back” about Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) after the president launched into a diatribe against the first-term lawmaker and Somali refugee.
Trump tore into Omar early on in his rally in Greenville, N.C., a continuation of his days-long attacks against her and three other progressive minority congresswomen. The crowd raucously booed Omar at the first mention of her name.
President - Omar - US - Service - Members
The president went on to accuse Omar of demeaning U.S. service members and minimizing the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
“She looks down with contempt on the hard-working Americans saying that ignorance is pervasive in many parts of this country,” Trump said.
Crowd - Chant - Reference - Omar - US
The crowd then broke into a chant of “send her back” in reference to Omar, who came to the U.S. as a Somali refugee as a teenager.
— Jon Passantino (@passantino) July 17, 2019
President - Days - Omar - Reps - Alexandria
The president has in recent days targeted Omar and Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) and Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.), claiming the lawmakers "hate our country" and suggesting they should leave rather than complain about the government.
He sparked an uproar on Sunday morning when he tweeted that progressive congresswomen "who originally came from countries whose governments are a complete and total catastrophe" should "go back and help fix...
Wake Up To Breaking News!
Drove my Ford to the fjord, but the fjord was dry. . .