World leaders are expressing assistance for 4 far-left Congresswomen in the wake of a series of remarks in which President Donald Trump challenged the lawmakers to leave the United States if they continue to criticize the country.
On Friday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel claimed President Trump’s remarks about the “Team” — made up of Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), Ilhan Omar (D-MN), Rashida Tlaib (D-MI), and Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) — “weaken America’s strength.” She also said she stands “uniformity” with the legislators.
” I distance myself from this extremely and stand in solidarity with the ladies who were assaulted,” Merkel stated in her remarks at a press conference in Berlin, according to CNN. “US’s strength lies exactly in the truth that individuals of really various nationalities contribute to the strength of the American individuals.”
President Trump on Sunday sent out Democrats into a rage after calling on the freshman Congresswomen to ” return” and repair the “criminal offense plagued places from which they came.” He has considering that doubled down on his remarks at his Wednesday rally in Greenville, North Carolina, stating: “I have a tip for the hate-filled extremists who are continuously trying to tear our country down. They never have anything good to state. That’s why I state, ‘Hey, if you do not like it, let ’em leave. Let ’em leave.'”
At one point throughout the rally, some in the crowd broke out into chants of “send her back,” in reference to Omar. The president distanced himself from the minute the following day, telling reports in the Oval Office: “I felt a little bit badly about it, but I will say this: I did start speaking extremely quickly … I was not pleased with it. I disagree with it, but, once again, I didn’t say that; they did.”
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau signed up with Merkel in knocking President Trump’s remarks at a news conference with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg in Ottawa.
” I believe Canadians, and certainly individuals worldwide, understand exactly what I think of those remarks,” Trudeau informed press reporters.
” That is not how we do things in Canada. A Canadian is a Canadian is a Canadian,” he added.
British Prime Minister Theresa May likewise condemned the president’s declarations through her press office as “completely unacceptable.”