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Democrats accuse Trump of 'openly endorsing segregation' with 'Suburban Lifestyle Dream' tweet

Democrats have started calling out President Trump for both his "racist" tweet about suburbs and for assuming suburban dwellers are "as racist and elitist as he is."

In a continuation of his claims that former Vice President Joe Biden and his party want to "destroy the suburbs," Trump tweeted Wednesday that he had a big promise for "all of the people living their Suburban Lifestyle Dream."

"You will no longer be bothered or financially hurt by having low income housing built in your neighborhood," Trump continued, saying he would repeal a fair housing rule that asks local governments to reduce their single-family zoning and doesn't mandate they change existing homes at all.

As Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) put it, this is just another example of Trump "openly endorsing segregation."

Sen. Bob Casey (D-Penn.) performed a quick translation.

Former Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer called the whole thing "a bullhorn to racist white Americans."

And Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y) succinctly summed his fellow Democrats' points up. Kathryn Krawczyk