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Trump says they ‘hate our country.’ The Democrats he attacked say the country ‘belongs to everyone.’

July 16, 2019
Ashley Parker, John Wagner, Rachael Bade | The Washington Post
President Trump on Monday defended his racist remarks about four minority lawmakers by alleging that they “hate our country” and should leave if they are unhappy — leading the Democratic congresswomen to respond by offering a competing vision of America that they said was based on inclusiveness.
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Pelosi says House will take up resolution following Trump's 'xenophobic tweets'

July 16, 2019
Manu Raju, Clare Foran, Ashley Killough | CNN
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Monday said that Republican lawmakers "must join" Democrats in "condemning the President's xenophobic tweets" and urged Democrats to support a resolution put forward by House Democratic lawmakers.
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Trump plans new rules for asylum claim

July 16, 2019
Paula Reid | CBS News
The Trump administration on Monday moved to end asylum protections for most Central American migrants in a major escalation of the president's battle to tamp down the number of people crossing the U.S.-Mexico border.
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White identity politics drives Trump, and the Republican Party under him

July 16, 2019
Michael Scherer | The Washington Post
With a tweeted attack on four minority congresswomen this week, President Trump made clear that his reelection campaign will feature the same explosive mix of white grievance and anti-immigrant nativism that helped elect him.
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Trump supporters stand by the president

July 16, 2019
Ed O'Keefe | CBS News
Democratic presidential candidates out on the campaign trail get asked everyday — sometimes every few hours — about something the president has done or said. Sometimes they hold back or try to change the subject. Not this time.
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Trump Fans the Flames of a Racial Fire

July 15, 2019
Peter Baker | The New York Times
President Trump woke up on Sunday morning, gazed out at the nation he leads, saw the dry kindling of race relations and decided to throw a match on it. It was not the first time, nor is it likely to be the last. He has a pretty large carton of matches and a ready supply of kerosene.
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‘Go Back’ Message Deepens Immigration-Debate Wounds

July 15, 2019
Jerry Seib | The Wall Street Journal
President Trump tweeted out his already-famous, incendiary declaration that young Democratic congresswomen criticizing America should “go back” to the “totally broken and crime infested places from which they came.” In his message, Mr. Trump was referring to a group of young congresswomen known as “the squad.." All are minorities and, despite the implication of the president’s tweet, three of the four were born in the U.S.
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How Donald Trump conquered the Republican Party

July 15, 2019
Jonathan Swan | Axios
President Trump knows he can say whatever he likes and face no consequences from the party he has conquered.
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