US President Donald Trump. Photo: EPA

Donald Trump tells non-white congresswomen he attacked to ‘apologise to America’

  • The comment comes a week after he sparked a firestorm of outrage by attacking the left-leaning lawmakers in a series of racially charged tweets
  • Analysts say he plans to make inflammatory attacks on the four women a centrepiece of his 2020 re-election strategy
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US Representative Ilhan Omar (D-MN). Photo: AFP

Crowd that called for Somali-born Congresswoman Ilhan Omar to be ‘sent back’ are ‘patriots’, Donald Trump says

  • US president has backtracked from earlier criticisms of a North Carolina campaign crowd that chanted ‘send her back’ about Democratic Representative Ilhan Omar of Minnesota
  • He defended the rally-goers while again questioning the loyalty of four Democratic lawmakers of colour
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US Representative Ilhan Omar (D-MN). Photo: AFP
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