• Rep. John Lewis Condemns Trump's Tweets on House Floor: ‘I Know Racism When I See It'

    4 monthes ago - By Mediaite

    Civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis called for his congressional colleagues to support a resolution condemning President Donald Trump's recent racist attacks against four minority congresswomen while speaking on the House floor on Tuesday.
    “I rise with a sense of righteous indignation to support this resolution. I know racism when I see it. I know racism when I feel it,” began Lewis, who organized anti-segregation marches in Washington, D.C. during the 1960s and met civil rights leaders Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks as an activist in his teens.
    “At the highest level of...
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  • Steve King Calls Out Joni Ernst for Criticism of President Trump's Tweets

    4 monthes ago - By Who TV

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Iowa Congressman Steve King attacked fellow Republican Senator Joni Ernst on Twitter amid the continued national debate over President Donald Trump's controversial messages over the weekend.
    Trump tweeted that a group of four Democratic congresswomen, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ayanna Pressley, Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib, should "go back" to the "totally broken and crime infested places from which they came" and fix problems there instead of complaining about America. Three of the four congresswomen were born in the U.S., all are U.S. citizens and all are women of...
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  • All the Political Figures Who Have Denounced Trump's 'Racist' Tweets Against Congresswomen of Color

    4 monthes ago - By Celebrity Babies

    President Donald Trump has received extreme backlash to his controversial tweets made over the weekend against progressive Democratic congresswomen, which were quickly denounced as “racist” by many across the political spectrum.
    On Sunday morning, Trump, 73, ripped into Democratic women of color - New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez , Rashida Tlaib of Michigan, Ilhan Omar of Minnesota and Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts - and told them to “go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came.”
    In response, politicians both from the U.S. and abroad...
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  • CNN Blasted for Giving Platform to White Nationalist Richard Spencer

    CNN Blasted for Giving Platform to White Nationalist Richard Spencer

    4 monthes ago - By Mediaite

    In light of President Donald Trump's recent racist attacks against four progressive congresswomen of color, CNN gave a platform to white nationalist Richard Spencer - who was a featured speaker at the deadly 2017 Unite the Right neo-Nazi rally - to discuss the “red meat” race-based attacks on Tuesday.
    While Spencer was a strong supporter of Trump at the start of his presidency, as he famously leading the “hail Trump, hail our people” Nazi-esque chant in Washington, D.C. just after the 2016 election, the alt-right thinktank president told CNN's Sara Sidner that these latest “racist tweets”...
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  • Elizabeth Warren Weirdly Refuses to Call Trump a ‘Racist' After Calling Him a Racist Many Times

    4 monthes ago - By Mediaite

    Massachusetts Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren pointedly refused to call President Donald Trump a racist when asked, even though she has repeatedly done so in the past.
    On Tuesday, CNN's Manu Raju asked Warren if Trump is racist after Warren denounced Trump's racist attacks on the group of four freshman progressives - Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez , Ilhan Omar , Rashida Tlaib , and Ayanna Pressley - that has come to be known as the “squad.”
    “I just think what the president said is appalling, and he's trying to stir up as much hatred and dissension in this...
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