Congresswomen Targeted by Trump’s Racist Tweets: ‘This Is the Agenda of White Nationalists’

“This is a president who has openly violated the very values our country aspires to uphold. This is the agenda of white nationalists,” Omar said. “He would love nothing more than to divide our country based on race, religion, gender orientation or immigration status.”
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