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This week on Washington Week: Race, rhetoric, and identity politics

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One day after distancing himself from "send her back" chants at a campaign rally,  President Donald Trump called his supporters  "people that love our country." The president's racially-charged attacks against four new Democratic members of Congress -- Reps. Omar, Rashida Tlaib, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and Ayanna Pressley -- has raised concerns among some White House officials and congressional Republicans who believe the message embraced by the rally-goers could hurt their party in 2020. 

The Democrat-controlled House passed a symbolic resolution to denounce Mr. Trump's recent Twitter tirade formally but blocked a separate measure that called for his impeachment.

Aides to the president say his sharp rhetoric is part of his 2020 re-election strategy to paint Democrats as extreme and unacceptable to voters.  

Where does the debate over race and politics go from here?  Robert Costa will get answers and analysis from:

Bob Woodward of The Washington Post
Amna Nawaz of the PBS NewsHour
Nancy Cordes of CBS News, and
Susan Page of USA Today