Record of Republicans Who Betrayed Trump Over Feud With ‘The Squad’

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Extra Republican lawmakers complained on Thursday about U.S. President Donald Trump’s inflammatory assaults on 4 Democratic lawmakers, all minority girls, after chants of “ship her again” by Trump supporters at a rally focused one among them.

Greater than 40 of the 250 Republicans serving within the U.S. Congress as of Thursday morning had criticized Trump over his assaults, broadly condemned as racist, on the 4: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan.

After tweeting over the weekend that the 4 ought to “return” the place they got here from, despite the fact that all of them are U.S. residents and three had been born in the US, Trump stepped up his vilification of them at a rally on Wednesday.

As Trump recounted previous feedback by Omar, who was born in Somalia and emigrated to the US as a toddler, the group started chanting: “Ship her again!”

Here’s a listing of Republicans in Congress who’ve voiced some stage of concern about Trump’s contentious remarks.

Home of Representatives

Will Hurd, Texas, instructed CNN: “These tweets are racist and xenophobic.”

Chip Roy, Texas, tweeted: “POTUS was fallacious to say any American citizen, whether or not in Congress or not, has any ‘house’ in addition to the U.S.”

Pete Olson, Texas, tweeted that he would “urge our President instantly disavow his feedback.”

Ron Wright, Texas, stated in an announcement: “I strongly disagree with the President’s tweet.”

Fred Upton, Michigan, tweeted: “Frankly I’m appalled by the President’s tweets. There’s no excuse.”

Paul Mitchell, Michigan, tweeted: “We should be higher than feedback like these … These feedback are beneath leaders.”

Invoice Huizenga, Michigan, tweeted: “Strongly disagree with what the President stated in a sequence of tweets over the weekend.”

Susan Brooks, Indiana, on Fb and Twitter: Trump’s remarks had been “inappropriate and don’t mirror American values.”

Peter King, New York, stated by means of a spokesperson, “The tweets had been inappropriate and fallacious.”

John Katko, New York, tweeted: “The President’s tweets had been fallacious,” and “criticism ought to give attention to coverage.”

Elise Stefanik, New York, stated the “tweets had been inappropriate, denigrating, and fallacious.”

Mike Turner, Ohio, stated Trump’s “tweets from this weekend had been racist and he ought to apologize.”

Troy Balderson, Ohio, stated he does “not condone yesterday’s tweets.”

Dave Joyce, Ohio, stated: “What the president tweeted this weekend was fallacious.”

Anthony Gonzalez, Ohio, tweeted: Trump’s feedback “had been wildly inappropriate.”

Steve Stivers, Ohio, stated the tweets had been “unacceptable and stand instantly in the best way of progress.”

Steve Womack, Arkansas, stated the president’s remarks “aren’t defensible.”

Adam Kinzinger, Illinois, stated: “What the president tweeted this weekend was fallacious, and does nothing however additional divide us.” He later tweeted that the Omar chants had been “ugly” and “fallacious.”

Don Bacon, Nebraska, stated: “The president’s tweets towards the 4 congresswomen had been unacceptable.”

Lloyd Smucker, Pennsylvania, stated: “Racially-motivated statements or conduct is completely unacceptable.”

Mike Gallagher, Wisconsin, instructed a newspaper the tweets had been “fallacious” and that the president was “imply tweeting.”

Jaime Herrera Beutler, Washington, tweeted: “We will & should defend our concepts on the right way to enhance our nation w/o descending into divisive & demeaning language.”

Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Washington, stated Trump was “fallacious” in his tweets.

Tom Cole, Oklahoma, stated he was “deeply upset within the president’s feedback … Use of such language is inappropriate and demeans the workplace of the presidency.”

Kelly Armstrong, North Dakota, stated: “Attacking any citizen based mostly on the place they’re from isn’t OK.”

Dusty Johnson, South Dakota, {called} the feedback “inappropriate.”

Kevin McCarthy, California, the highest Republican within the Home, stated the “ship her again” chants “haven’t any place in our celebration and no place on this nation.”

Mark Walker, North Carolina, stated he “struggled” with the “ship her again” chants, calling them “painful to our mates within the minority communities.”

Tom Emmer, Minnesota, stated of the mantra that “there’s no place for that form of discuss.”


John Cornyn, Texas, instructed CNN: “What the president stated was a mistake and an unforced error.”

Joni Ernst, Iowa, instructed a newspaper: “Yeah I do [find Trump’s comments racist]. They’re Americans.”

Pat Toomey, Pennsylvania, stated: “President Trump was fallacious to recommend that 4 left-wing congresswomen ought to return to the place they got here from. Three of the 4 had been born in America and the citizenship of all 4 is as legitimate as mine.”

Susan Collins, Maine, stated the president’s tweets had been “approach over the road, and he ought to take that down.”

Mitt Romney, Utah, stated: “The president’s feedback had been harmful, demeaning, and disunifying.”

Roy Blunt, Missouri, stated: “Simply because the so-called squad continuously insults and assaults the president isn’t a motive to undertake their unacceptable techniques.”

Tim Scott, South Carolina, stated the tweets had been “unacceptable private assaults and racially offensive language.”

Rob Portman, Ohio, instructed CNN: “The feedback are pointless and fallacious by their very nature.”

Lisa Murkowski, Alaska, stated: “There isn’t a excuse for the president’s spiteful feedback. They had been completely unacceptable and this must cease.”

Marco Rubio, Florida, instructed reporters: “The president shouldn’t have written that. I believe it damages him.”

Jerry Moran, Kansas, instructed a newspaper it was “inappropriate to recommend they go house to anywhere – they’re house.”

Cory Gardner, Colorado, instructed a Colorado radio station: “I disagree with the president. I wouldn’t have despatched these tweets.”

Johnny Isakson, Georgia, {called} the tweets “completely inappropriate” and stated: “There’s not a debate about whether or not or not it’s acceptable.”

John Thune, South Dakota, instructed a newspaper: “I believe the president must tone down the rhetoric, cease the non-public assaults.”

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