Yesterday, July 16, the U.S. House of representatives adopted a resolution condemning «racist statements» President Donald trump.
240 lawmakers supported this decision, and 187 opposed. Representatives of the Republican party will Hurd from Texas, Susan Brooks of Indiana, Fred Upton from Michigan and Brian Fitzpatrick of Pennsylvania joined his fellow Democrats and voted in favor of the adoption of the resolution.
The document condemns the tweets of the President of the four progressive legislators, known as the «Detachment» of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashid Tlaib, Ilhan Omar and Anne Pressley.
JUST IN: Reps. Ayanna Pressley, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez respond to President Trump’s attacks after he repeatedly said the four US representatives of color should «go back» to countries they came from: «Do not take the bait» https://t.co/hk4AhBuYRc pic.twitter.com/NJ7rhmt2Ju
— ABC News Politics (@ABCPolitics) July 15, 2019
We are talking about a series of tweets from July 13, in which trump said women democratic «return» to their countries of origin. While three of the Congresswoman were born in the United States, and Omar immigrated to the U.S. from Somalia as a refugee.
Will Hurd, a native of Texas, is the only member of the house of representatives of the African-American Republican, expressed his opinion on this matter.
«He needs to talk about things that unite rather than divide us,» said Hurd during an interview with CNN.
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There is no room in America for racism, sexism, antisemitism, xenophobia and hate. I voted to condemn the President’s tweets today but I hope that Speaker Pelosi also considers holding members of her own party accountable to the same degree to which she holds the President.
— Rep. Will Hurd (@HurdOnTheHill) July 16, 2019
«I agree with much of what the President is doing from a political point of view, tax reform, immigration, when it comes to border security, noted another Republican Brian Fitzpatrick, supported the resolution. But with his tone I do not agree».
Such rhetoric «unacceptable for the leader, what would he the place was not occupied,» added Congressman Fred Upton.