President Trump on Thursday said he disagrees with the “send her back” chant that rang throughout his North Carolina rally when he attacked Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.).
“I was not happy with it. I disagree with it,” Trump told reporters at the White House.
The chant began as the president made a litany of attacks on Omar, part of his days-long onslaught against a group of four minority, progressive Democratic congresswomen.
Asked why he did not stop the chants, Trump responded, “I think I did. I started speaking very quickly.”
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