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Trump taunts 'squad' in new video


Added 07-17-19 02:58:02pm EST - “President Trump on Wednesday took a? swipe at the "Squad" of progressive lawmakers he's repeatedly attacked in recent days by featuring? the group's nickname in a video promoting some of his recent White House events.?” - Thehill.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Thehill.com: “Trump taunts 'squad' in new video”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

President TrumpDonald John TrumpPompeo changes staff for Russia meeting after concerns raised about top negotiator's ties: report House unravels with rise of 'Les Enfants Terrible' Ben Carson: Trump is not a racist and his comments were not racist MORE on Wednesday took a swipe at the "Squad" of progressive lawmakers he’s repeatedly attacked in recent days by featuring the group's nickname in a video promoting some of his recent White House events. 

The president shared a 75-second video set to Lee Greenwood's "God Bless the U.S.A." that features clips of him meeting with members of the military and border agents, attending his “Salute to America” event on Independence Day and greeting student-athletes at the Army-Navy game.

The video concludes with the phrase “America: One 'Squad' Under God" displayed on the screen. It's unclear whether the White House produced the video.

Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezPhiladelphia mayor: Trump would 'go to hell' if he had to go back to where he came from Republicans scramble to contain Trump fallout The four Republicans who voted to condemn Trump's tweets MORE (N.Y.), Ilhan OmarIlhan OmarBen Carson: Trump is not a racist and his comments were not racist Trump thanks 'vicious young Socialist Congresswomen' for his poll numbers House expected to vote Wednesday on Green's impeachment effort MORE (Minn.), Rashida TlaibRashida Harbi TlaibBen Carson: Trump is not a racist and his comments were not racist Trump thanks 'vicious young Socialist Congresswomen' for his poll numbers House expected to vote Wednesday on Green's impeachment effort MORE (Mich.) and Ayanna PressleyAyanna PressleyBen Carson: Trump is not a racist and his comments were not racist Trump thanks 'vicious young Socialist Congresswomen' for his poll numbers CNN's Cuomo spars with Kris Kobach over whether Trump's tweet was racist MORE (Mass.) refer to themselves colloquially as the "Squad."

The video comes after Trump on Sunday suggested those lawmakers — all women of color — should “go back” to other countries, despite all four congresswomen being U.S. citizens. The president faced swift backlash over the remarks, which Democrats have said play into a racist trope.

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