By Jake Johnson / <a href="www.commondreams.org/news/2019/07/15/racistpresident-trends-pressley-aoc-tlaib-and-omar-hit-back-trumps-bigoted-attack">Common Dreams</a>
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After President Donald Trump on Sunday directed a series of racist tweets at Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, and Ayanna Pressley, the group of freshman congresswomen known as the “the Squad” rebuked the president for his bigoted remarks and vowed to continue fighting his cruel attacks on immigrants and other vulnerable communities.
“This is what racism looks like,” tweeted Pressley, a Massachusetts congresswoman, after Trump said the freshman Democrats should “go back” to the countries “from which they came.”
Trump’s attack was met with a flood of outrage. By Monday morning, the hashtag #RacistPresident reached the top of Twitter’s trending list.
“We are what democracy looks like,” said Pressley. “And we’re not going anywhere. Except back to D.C. to fight for the families you marginalize and vilify everyday.”
THIS is what racism looks like. WE are what democracy looks like. And we’re not going anywhere. Except back to DC to fight for the families you marginalize and vilify everyday. pic.twitter.com/vYzoxCgN0X
— Ayanna Pressley (@AyannaPressley) July 14, 2019
Omar, a Minnesota Democrat and the…