The four Democratic congresswomen who were the subjects of President Trump's racist tweets over the weekend — Reps. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.), Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), and Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) — held a press conference on Monday in response to the attacks. Trump said the congresswomen should go back to fix the "totally broken and crime infested places from which they came," and on Monday stood by his comments, insisting they were not racist, saying the women "hate our country" and "can leave." All four lawmakers criticized the president's words while emphasizing that they remain focused on their jobs and holding Trump accountable. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) announced that the House will consider a resolution condemning Trump's tweets.
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