Donald Trump writes racist tweet about congresswomen of color

Hollywood and Capitol Hill chime in on his attack of the vocal politicians and freedom fighters affectionately called, "The Squad"

President Donald Trump took to twitter writing offensive posts about four congresswomen of color, telling them to go back to the countries they come from.

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Today, President Donald Trump took to twitter and did what we have become accustomed to him doing – writing offensive posts that are as unpresidential as they are divisive.

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Weighing in on the situation between four congresswomen of color and Nancy Pelosi, for whom they have been critical, Trump took to twitter to tell the non-white congresswomen, including Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, Rashida Tlaib of Michigan and Ayanna S. Pressley of Massachusetts, to “go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came.”

“So interesting to see ‘Progressive’ Democrat Congresswomen, who originally came from countries whose governments are a complete and total catastrophe, the worst, most corrupt and inept anywhere in the world (if they even have a functioning government at all), now loudly and viciously telling the people of the United States, the greatest and most powerful Nation on earth, how our government is to be run,” Trump tweeted. “Why don’t they go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came. Then come back and show us how it is done.”

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“These places need your help badly, you can’t leave fast enough,” Trump added. “I’m sure that Nancy Pelosi would be very happy to quickly work out free travel arrangements!”

This prompted a sharp defense of the congresswomen from Pelosi and other Democrats, who viewed it as “xenophobic” and just the latest racist rant from the commander in chief, according to The New York Times.

“When @realDonaldTrump tells four American Congresswomen to go back to their countries, he reaffirms his plan to “Make America Great Again” has always been about making America white again,” Pelosi tweeted. “Our diversity is our strength and our unity is our power.”

Pelosi added “I reject @realDonaldTrump’s xenophobic comments meant to divide our nation. Rather than attack Members of Congress, he should work with us for humane immigration policy that reflects American values. Stop the raids. – #FamiliesBelongTogether!”

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Trump’s tweets are undeniably playing to his base. Out of the four liberal congresswomen, Omar is the only one who was actually born outside of the United States, in Somalia. Pressley is Black and was born in Cincinnati and raised in Chicago, according to The New York Times. Ocasio-Cortez, who is Puerto Rican, was born in the Bronx, and although Tlaib’s parents immigrated to the United States from Palestine, the congresswoman was born in Detroit.

Three of these brave women have taken to twitter, the same medium, that the president did to reply to his ignorance.

The four newcomers have become increasingly vocal in their disagreements with Pelosi and other Democrats, as well as Republicans.

Apparently in the Trump administration, non-white, liberal women can’t disagree with the establishment.

Hollywood has responded to Trump’s attack. Celebrities have come out in full force to voice disgust with the POTUS.