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President Trump says he's not happy with 'send her back' chant at North Carolina rally

6 monthes ago   |   By ABC

President Donald Trump said Thursday he was unhappy with his supporters chanting "send her back" after he assailed a young Democratic congresswoman who he's suggested should leave the U.S.
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Trump blamed his supporters for their racist chant. They were quoting him

6 monthes ago   |   By Think Progress

President Donald Trump on Thursday attempted to distance himself from the racist “Send her back!” chant supporters engaged in at a rally in North Carolina the night before.
The president specifically blamed his supporters for starting the chant, saying he was unhappy with their words and ignoring the fact that they were simply a repetition of his own racist tweets days earlier.
When asked why he didn't stop the chant, Trump pushed back. “Number one, I think I did. I started speaking very quickly,” he said.
He added that he “disagreed with it,” “felt a little badly about it,” and “was not...
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Trump distances himself from 'send her back' chants

6 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

Facing a backlash, U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday distanced himself from supporters' chants of "send her back" after he criticized Somali-born Democratic Representative Ilhan Omar at a rally in North Carolina.
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Trump Disavows ‘Send Her Back' Chant as G.O.P. Frets Over Ugly Phrase

6 monthes ago   |   By NY Times

But as the crowd chanted at his re-election rally in North Carolina, President Trump looked around and seemed to bask in the enthusiastic refrain.
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Trump disavows 'send her back' chant from his rally

Trump disavows 'send her back' chant from his rally

6 monthes ago   |   By Politico

President Donald on Thursday disavowed the “send her back” chant that broke out at his rally on Wednesday night. "I was not happy with it. I disagree with it,” Trump said to reporters about the chant, which began after the president again went after Rep. Ilhan Omar as part of his ongoing attack on four progressive freshman congresswomen.
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