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Duffy calls 4 minority congresswomen 'anti-American'

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Republican U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy of Wisconsin calls the four minority congresswomen targeted by President Donald Trump's controversial tweets "anti-American."

The 7th District congressman defended Trump on the House floor Tuesday where Democrats asked that Duffy's words be stricken from the record, calling them "defamatory."

All three Democratic representatives from Wisconsin joined party members in voting for a resolution "condemning President Trump's racist comments directed at members of Congress." All five Republicans from Wisconsin opposed it.

The vote comes two days after Trump tweeted that four Democratic freshmen should "go back" to their home countries -- though all are citizens and three were born in the U.S. The rebuke Tuesday night carries no legal repercussions.

Duffy says the president's remarks could not be racist because they did not cite anyone's race.

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KEPGUY12 141 days ago
Duffy is right !
Back in the 50's, when my parents got off the boat, they appreciated their new life here and were very thankful.
My parents didn't try to change things to the ways that were customary to them, but rather, they obeyed the laws of their new nation, and became law abiding citizens.
If they would have been outspoken critics about life here, they would have been told by their neighbors exactly what President Trump said...."if you don't like it here, then go back where you came from."
That wasn't racism back then NOR is it racism today.
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