Trump Gets SHOCK Poll Numbers After "Controversial" Tweets
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President Donald Trump has been under major heat after he "controversially" suggested that if members of the Democratic "Squad" don't appreciate America, they should "go back" to where they came from.
"So interesting to see “Progressive” Democrat Congresswomen, who originally came from countries whose governments are a complete and total catastrophe, the worst, most corrupt and inept anywhere in the world (if they even have a functioning government at all), now loudly and viciously telling the people of the United States, the greatest and most powerful Nation on earth, how our government is to be run," the President started in a Twitter thread over the weekend.
"Why don’t they go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came," he continued. "Then come back and show us how it is done. These places need your help badly, you can’t leave fast enough. I’m sure that Nancy Pelosi would be very happy to quickly work out free travel arrangements!"
The comments made by the President were greatly criticized by the Democrat base. The media along with Democratic leaders made sure to label the President as a racist, saying that his tweets proved his racism.
It's clear what the Democrats think about President Trump's comments but what about members of the GOP?
According to a new Reuters poll, the President's support rose within the Republican Party after the comments were made.
While Democrats see the comments as racist, Republicans see it for what it really is. If you don't like America, then you should leave.
“The national survey, conducted on Monday and Tuesday after Trump told the lawmakers they should “go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came,” showed his net approval among members of his Republican Party rose by 5 percentage points to 72%, compared with a similar poll that ran last week,” Reuters said.
Check out what else they reported:
This time, while Democrats and some independents may see clear signs of racial intolerance woven throughout Trump’s tweets, Republicans are hearing a different message, said Vincent Hutchings, a political science and African-American studies professor at the University of Michigan.
“To Republicans, Trump is simply saying: ‘Hey, if you don’t like America, you can leave,” Hutchings said. “That is not at all controversial. If you already support Trump, then it’s very easy to interpret his comments that way.”
By criticizing liberal members of the House, Trump is “doing exactly what Republicans want him to do,” Hutchings said. “He’s taking on groups that they oppose.”
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi quickly used the tweets by the President to launch a political attack. Shortly after the comments were made, Pelosi voted to condemn President, as well as sending tweets out of her own.
"When @realDonaldTrump tells four American Congresswomen to go back to their countries, he reaffirms his plan to “Make America Great Again” has always been about making America white again," the Speaker said in a tweet. "Our diversity is our strength and our unity is our power."
After continuously being attacked and called a "racist" by the left, the President doubled down, saying that he doesn't have a racist bone in his body.
“Those Tweets were NOT Racist. I don’t have a Racist bone in my body! The so-called vote to be taken is a Democrat con game. Republicans should not show ‘weakness’ and fall into their trap. This should be a vote on the filthy language, statements and lies told by the Democrat […] Congresswomen, who I truly believe, based on their actions, hate our Country. Get a list of the HORRIBLE things they have said. Omar is polling at 8%, Cortez at 21%. Nancy Pelosi tried to push them away, but now they are forever wedded to the Democrat Party. See you in 2020!” Trump wrote.
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