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Cummings say there is ‘no doubt’ Trump is a racist following controversial tweets

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The fight with the White house, and for the soul of the Democratic party.

House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings, D-Md., said on Sunday he has “no doubt” that President is Trump a racist in the midst of the continued controversy around the president’s was a tweet about four women in Congress.

Speaking on ABC’s “This week,” Cummings no doubt about it,” when asked if he thought Trump was racist said: “.

“When I hear these things, it takes me back,” said Cummings, referring to the racial segregation in the 1960s. Cummings went on to compare the President’s tweets tell of four women in the Congress of the color was to integrate all of whom U.S. citizens to “go back home” to his own experience in the 1960s in Baltimore, when he tries to take them to a public swimming pool.

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“I have not heard the same kind of songs, ‘Go home, you belong here”,” Cummings said. “I’m not the only person of color, has this kind of experience.”

Cummings defended the four progressive legislators – Democratic and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez-New York, Rashida Tlaib of Michigan, Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts, and Ilhan Omar, of Minnesota, to try for you “not only to excellence in the government.” All of the serve of the legislature, with the exception of Omar, on the Oversight Committee.

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“I interact with them every day. These are said to the women, who love their country,” Cummings. “They work very hard and they want to move us in the direction of that more perfect union that have been spoken by our fathers.”

Trump’s spat with the four women in the Congress were known together as “The team” – dominated the strike to condemn the rows of the last week, with the house voting by the President for his comments, while Trump refused to back down.

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At Trumpf North Carolina rally on Wednesday, the audience chanted “send them back!” about Omar. Trump stopped in his speech during the singing and took in the scene. The next day he said that he did not approve of the song and tried to stop him.

Ocasio-Cortez slammed Trump on Saturday, saying that he enjoyed it, listening to the “send them back” – chants.

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“We will stay here, this is where we go,” Ocasio-Cortezsaid, share their reaction to Trump’s suggestion that American citizens “go back” with the member groups on a Queens town hall on immigration issues. “We’re not going anywhere.”

Omar is also the sceptics of the rally, told reporters at the Capitol was 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.

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Trump allies distance also of the singing, the serious concerns about the voters could disable it in the next year with the election and beyond.

Trump on Friday defended the rally visitors, as “patriots”, while again questioning the loyalty of the four democratic legislators from the color.

If the Reporter in the White house, asked whether he was dissatisfied with the Wednesday evening audience, Trump said: “these are incredible people. They are incredible patriots. But I’m unhappy when a Congressman comes and says, ‘I am the President of the’ nightmare.'”

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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