President Trump Defends His Racist Tweets Attacking Democratic Congresswomen A day after a series of tweets using racist language to describe Democratic congresswomen, President Trump said the four members of Congress should apologize to him. The targeted women responded at their own press conference. This episode: political reporter Asma Khalid, White House reporter Ayesha Rascoe, and Congressional reporter Kelsey Snell. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.
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President Trump Defends His Racist Tweets Attacking Democratic Congresswomen

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President Trump Defends His Racist Tweets Attacking Democratic Congresswomen

President Trump Defends His Racist Tweets Attacking Democratic Congresswomen

President Trump Defends His Racist Tweets Attacking Democratic Congresswomen

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A day after a series of tweets using racist language to describe Democratic congresswomen, President Trump said the four members of Congress should apologize to him. The targeted women responded at their own press conference. This episode: political reporter Asma Khalid, White House reporter Ayesha Rascoe, and Congressional reporter Kelsey Snell. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.