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President Donald Trump doubled down on his attacks against four minority U.S. congresswomen on Monday and dismissed concerns that his comments were racist.(REUTERS Photo)

Donald Trump defiant as lawmakers blast his ‘racist’ attacks on congresswomen

By Reuters | Washington
PUBLISHED ON JUL 16, 2019 12:03 PM IST
Donald Trump did not identify the lawmakers by name in his Sunday tweets, but he appeared to refer to representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan.
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U.S. Reps Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) and Ilhan Omar (D-MN) 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.(REUTERS PHOTO)
U.S. Reps Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) and Ilhan Omar (D-MN) 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.(REUTERS PHOTO)

‘We will not be silenced’: Democratic congresswomen condemn Donald Trump’s remark

By Agence France-Presse | Washington
UPDATED ON JUN 01, 2020 03:39 PM IST
Trump also accused the four first-term congresswomen -- who are of Hispanic, Arab, Somali and African American origin -- of having “love” for US “enemies like Al-Qaeda.”
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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern joined international condemnation of US President Donald Trump’s tweets.(AP Photo)
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern joined international condemnation of US President Donald Trump’s tweets.(AP Photo)

New Zealand PM slams Donald Trump for ‘racist’ remarks on Congresswomen

By Agence France-Presse | Wellington
PUBLISHED ON JUL 16, 2019 08:31 AM IST
Donald Trump on Sunday urged a group of four Democratic congresswomen of colour -- three of them US-born -- to “go back” to the countries they came from, then renewed his attack on them a day later.
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