Trump Airs List Of Grievances Against Dem ‘Squad’ During NC Rally

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President Donald Trump detailed some of the statements from the freshman Democratic “squad” that he finds reprehensible during a Wednesday night rally in North Carolina.

The president teased on Twitter earlier in the day that he would talk about the so-called “squad” — which unofficially consists of Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, and Ayanna Pressley — at the rally.

Trump made good on the promise, listing allegedly anti-Semitic, anti-American comments and other statements he opposes from the four congresswomen.



  • “She said essentially Nazis are running concentration camps [on the border]”
  • Cortez said that illegal immigrants are more American than any person who seeks to keep them out ever will be”: 
  • She described contemporary America —  that’s you, that’s me, that’s all of us — as garbage


  • “Blamed the United States for the terrorist attacks on our country, saying that terrorism is a reaction to our involvement in other people’s affairs”
  • “Smeared U.S. service members involved in ‘Black Hawk Down'”
  • “Minimized the September 11th attacks on our homeland, saying, ‘some people did something‘”
  • Pleaded for compassion for ISIS recruits attempting to join the terrorist organization
  • “Laughed that Americans speak of Al Qaeda in a menacing tone and remarked that you ‘don’t say America with this intensity'”
  • “Just this week, when asked whether she supported Al Qaeda … she refused to answer” 
  • “Blamed the United States for the crisis in Venezuela
  • “Looks down with contempt on the hardworking Americans, saying that ignorance is pervasive in many parts of this country”
  • “She talked about the evil Israel and it’s ‘all about the Benjamins'”