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Rep. Liz Cheney react to the house resolution to condemn Trump’s comments were made over four women in Congress.
House Republican Conference Chairman Liz Cheney, R-Wyoming., Defendant on Sunday, the “send it back” chants directed by freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., at a rally for President Trump last week as “inappropriate,” but denied that the chants were in response to Omar’s race or gender.
“You heard him say that the song was inappropriate,” Cheney, the No. 3 Republican in the house, said Trump in an interview on CBS’ “Face the Nation”. “We have all said the song was inappropriate, but I think that the media wants to really make this about the race.”
Cheney added: “This is about race. It is not about gender. It’s not about religion.”
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Cheney went on to slam Democrats for pushing ” policies that are a danger to this nation.”
“These members of the house of representatives — it’s not just these four — believe in the policy that are a danger to this nation, and as Republicans we are fighting against those,” she said.
Trump on Thursday rebuked his Fans, who chanted “send them back”, when to do it, the question of the loyalty of Omar, but it seemed to be a reverse on the next day, as he patriots, the rally-goers “.”
“These are incredible people. They are incredible patriots. But I’m unhappy when a Congressman comes and says, ‘I’m the President ‘s nightmare,” he said.
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It is a further dizzying twist in a saga, the President had dissolved the tweets about Omar, who moved from Somalia as a child, and your colleagues, and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez-New York, Rashida Tlaib of Michigan and Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts.
The moment an ugly turn in the rally, when the crowd, the “send it back” – call sounded for 13 seconds stopped as a trump, in his speech, and looked at the scene, taking in the riot. The next day, he claimed that he approve of the song and tried to stop him.
But on Friday, he made it clear he was not denying the song, and again Omar put together, the aim of the singing.
“You can’t talk about our country. Not if I’m President,” Trump said. “These women have said terrible things about our country and the people in our country.”
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He also tweeted that it was “amazing to send back as the Fake-News media, was a “crazy” on the hymn “it’ by a Packed Arena (a record) amount in the Great state of North Carolina, but is totally quiet, and the acceptance of the most vile and disgusting statements of the three Radical Left women in Congress gave.”
Omar was defiant after the rally, told reporters at the Capitol that she believes the President is a “fascist” and casting the confrontation as a battle of “what should be this country really.”
“We will continue to be a nightmare, this President, because his policies are a nightmare for us. We are not deterred. We are not scared,” she said to a cheering crowd welcomes the fact that it came as a local hero at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, as from Washington.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.