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US House condemns Trump attacks on congresswomen as racist

Media captionThe surprising thing about America’s migrant past The US House of Representatives has voted to condemn President Donald Trump after a series of attacks aimed at four congresswomen. The resolution denounced Mr Trump’s “racist comments that have legitimised fear and hatred of New Americans and people of colour”. Mr …

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US House condemns Trump’s attacks on four congresswomen

Media caption‘The Squad’ say Republicans are choosing to support Trump over their country The US House of Representatives has voted to symbolically condemn President Donald Trump after a series of attacks aimed at four congresswomen. The resolution denounced Mr Trump’s “racist comments that have legitimised fear and hatred of New …

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US House votes to condemn Trump’s attacks on congresswomen

Media captionFallout from Trump’s tweets attacking four congresswomen continues to embroil Washington The US House of Representatives has voted to symbolically condemn President Donald Trump after a series of attacks aimed at four congresswomen. The resolution denounced Mr Trump’s “racist comments that have legitimised fear and hatred of New Americans …

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Trump defends tweets branded racist that attacked Democrats

Media captionAyanna Pressley, Ilhan Omar, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Rashida Tlaib responded to the attacks at a press conference on Monday US President Donald Trump has insisted he is not a racist after his Twitter attacks on four US congresswomen were widely condemned as such. He had said the women, who …

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What Americans make of Trump ‘go back’ tweets

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Rep Ilhan Omar, Democrat of Minnesota, left, shown with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of Queens, New York, and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan, spoke out against the president President Donald Trump telling four congresswomen to “go back” to the countries where they came from has caused a storm …

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Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency attacked at Senate hearing

Image copyright Reuters Facebook’s plan for a cryptocurrency has come under further attack at a US hearing, with politicians calling the company “delusional” and not trusted. The Senate Banking Committee is quizzing Facebook executive David Marcus over the tech giant’s intention to launch its Libra digital currency. The company had …

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