At one point, the president said he doesn't mind that white nationalists found common cause with his xenophobic remarks because "many people agree with me". Omar emigrated from Somalia as a child and is a USA citizen.
His remarks were widely condemned as racist, and as having gone beyond previous statements and actions by the president that drew allegations of racism. "We'll see how many Republicans sign on", he tweeted.
Even as White House officials moved Monday to defend his incendiary weekend tweets, Trump refused to apologize and asked on Twitter when "the Radical Left Congresswomen" would "apologize to our Country, the people of Israel and even to the Office of the President, for the foul language they have used, and the bad things they have said".
"If you're not happy in the US, if you're complaining all the time, very simply, you can leave".
Trump uses his account, which has almost 62 million followers, to announce policy changes and criticize his opponents. They wanted to impeach President Trump on day one.
Reps. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, Rashida Tlaib of MI and Ayanna Pressley of MA have found themselves at odds with leaders in their own party, as well as the subject of attacks by the President.
"This is the president of the country which happens to be our closest ally and so I think it is not going to help the situation to use that kind of language about the president of the United States", Hunt said.
Leaving the room after the news conference, Omar said she would support such an effort, another internal battle bubbling.
"They hate our country".
"We don't leave the things that we love, and we love this country and that means we propose the solutions to fix it", Ocasio-Cortez said during Monday's press conference.
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Republicans have mostly stayed quiet about Trump's comments.
The Democratic party, which has a majority in the House of Representatives, introduced a resolution on Monday condemning the tweets of US President Donald Trump against four of their women lawmakers as "racist".
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) spoke directly to President Trump during an appearance on "Fox and Friends" Monday morning, instructing the President to avoid personal attacks when he could hit the Democrats he's been raging against for their policies. She is an Asian American, Elaine Chao, serving in the Cabinet of the Trump administration. He said Ocasio-Cortez and her colleagues "are American citizens" who were "duly elected", while adding: "We all know that AOC and this crowd are a bunch of communists. They hate it, I think, with a passion". Ocasio-Cortez, 29, was born in NY to parents of Puerto Rican origin. We don't need to know anything about them personally.
Another Republican up for another term, Senator Steve Daines of Montana, tweeted that people in his state are "sick and exhausted of listening to anti-American, anti-Semite, radical Democrats trash our country and our ideals". Elizabeth Warren, a Democratic presidential candidate.
During his rant on Monday, the president singled out Rep. Omar, falsely claiming the Muslim congresswoman supports Al Qaeda, and referenced remarks she made about the importance of the Council on American-Islamic Relations after 9/11 that became conservative kindling earlier this year. "@POTUS you're better than that", Rivera had written.
Green's newest attempt at impeachment will nearly certainly face pushback from Pelosi, who has argued that the House must still investigate Trump further before taking that dramatic step. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. "I urge our President immediately disavow his comments", he wrote.
Omar's controversial views on Israel have come under scrutiny in Washington, and the congresswoman previously told CNN that "it's not surprising" her positions are generating attention and that she finds it "exciting" to be sparking debate.
In his campaign kickoff in June 2015, Trump deemed many Mexican immigrants "rapists".
Since 2015, he has said many Mexicans are "rapists", called migration across the US-Mexican border an "infestation" and described some people attending a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia as "very fine people". "And now it's reached the White House garden".
Ocasio-Cortez, Pressley and Tlaib were born in the United States while Omar, a Somali refugee, arrived in 1992.