Watch CNN Panel Gush Over 'The Squad,' Bash Trump as a 'Racist'

NewsBusters | 7/15/2019 | Staff
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To call into question the legitimacy of one’s patriotism is not a racial smear. This especially rings true when the individuals in the crossfire have made denigrating remarks on the public record concerning the country they represent in the United States Congress (and her people). However, CNN and the media mob have a different viewpoint entirely, branding President Trump as a “racist” for telling the famed freshman “squad” in Congress that they “leave the country” if they truly harbor resentment for it.

A war of words took to new heights on Monday between President Trump and four freshmen House Democrats when the President responded to attacks directed at him from Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY), Ilhan Omar (MN), Ayanna Pressley (MA), and Rashida Tlaib (MI). On CNN’s The Situation Room, Wolf Blitzer could hardly wait to pounce on the race card and made CNN part of the story after the women held a press conference:

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Very, very strong statements, you know, Abby, and you cover the White House, and you yourself have been the target of some of the President's criticism. All of us remember a few months ago when he went after you and said you ask a lot of stupid questions. He went after April Ryan, one of our contributors, also an African-American, you felt that personal wrath from the President yourself?

CNN White House correspondent Abby Phillip retorted with a distortion of the President’s words. “He only — the only way one would assume that those four women were not Americans or that they were not from here is because they don't look like they're from here, according to President Trump…”

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The racial rhetoric was ramped up even further moments later in the program courtesy of CNN contributor and former Obama official Susan Hennessey with a vile interpretation of the message the President...
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