Trump tells liberal Dem women they should leave the US

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is wading provocatively into a rift between a group of liberal Democratic congresswomen and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

In tweets Sunday, Trump portrays the lawmakers as foreign-born troublemakers who, he says, should go back to their home countries. He tweets: “You can’t leave fast enough.” In fact, the lawmakers in question are Americans and all but one were born in the U.S.

Trump assails what he calls “‘Progressive’ Democrat Congresswomen, who originally came from countries whose governments are a complete and total catastrophe.” He does not identify the women.

But he’s unmistakably referring to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York and her allies in what’s become known as the squad. The others are Reps. Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley and Rashida Tlaib. Only Omar was foreign-born.

Associated Press

Associated Press

More News

STORMTRACKER 18 WEATHER
Eau Claire
82°
Menomonie
80°
Chetek
81°
Durand
88°
Ladysmith
84°
Neillsville
85°
Rice Lake
New Richmond
85°
Black River Falls
84°
Medford
81°
River Falls
Duluth
83°
Green Bay
83°
La Crosse
87°
Madison
83°
Milwaukee
89°
Twin Cities
88°
Connect with WQOW
Top Stories
Scroll to top
Skip to content