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Hours after tweeting that Muslim Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) "hates Israel and all Jewish people," President Donald Trump told reporters that any Jewish person who votes for a Democrat is either dumb or disloyal.

Ironically enough, his comments came as he was decrying the so-called anti-Semitism of the Democratic party.

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During a days long tweet storm that he's yet to move on from, President Donald Trump called Congressman Elijah Cummings (D-MD) a racist after insulting the congressman's district, Baltimore, as a "rat and rodent infested mess," claiming that "no human being would want to live there.

While Democrats are coming out firmly against the president's characterization of both Cummings—a civil rights activist in the 1960s—and the primarily black city of Baltimore, Trump's Republican allies have been more reticent to defend either.

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Satire sites like The Onion found themselves in a brave new world after 2016. When an official member of the presidential administration uses terms like "alternative facts" to answer questions about lies her boss, President Donald Trump, tells about his inauguration crowd size, how does satire top that?

But in an era of absurd reality, The Onion is now making real life news. One of their satirical articles claimed 82 year-old New Jersey congressman, Democratic Representative William "Bill" Pascrell Jr., "quietly asked" Minnesota Democratic Representative Ilhan Omar to join The Squad.

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GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN - MARCH 28: President Donald Trump speaks to supporters during a rally at the Van Andel Arena on March 28, 2019 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Grand Rapids was the final city Trump visited during his 2016 campaign. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

It was nearly two years ago that chaos descended upon Charlottesville, Virginia when antifascist protestors clashed with Nazis and White Supremacists at the now-infamous Unite the Right rally. One Nazi is set to serve two life sentences in prison for driving his vehicle into a crowd of protestors, killing one and injuring others. Trump's infamous response? There were some "very fine people on both sides."

In response to the event, Stern, a top German news magazine founded in 1948, featured Trump on its cover giving the Nazi salute with an American flag draped over him.

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US President Donald Trump speaks during a Memorial Day event aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) in Yokosuka on May 28, 2019. (Photo by Brendan SMIALOWSKI / AFP) (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

President Donald Trump has yet to back down from his racist attacks toward four lawmakers of color—Congresswomen Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), Ilhan Omar (D-MN), Rashida Tlaib (D-MI), and Ayanna Pressley (D-MA).

The congresswomen—known colloquially as "the squad"—have similar stances on a number of Democratic issues and are notably further left than the majority of their colleagues. With his racist tweets, Trump threw down the gauntlet and sicced his campaign and supporters upon their reputations and their very allegiance to this country.

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In the wake of President Donald Trump's racist tweets  toward four Democratic congresswomen of color, his son—Eric Trump—went on Fox & Friends to defend his father on the family's favorite network.

He repeated his father's claims that the four lawmakers—Congresswomen Ilhan Omar (D-MN), Rashida Tlaib (D-MI), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), and Ayanna Pressley (D-MA)—are full of hate, that they "say antisemitic things every single day," that they "let ICE offices get stormed," and a rogues gallery of other baseless claims. Predictably, Eric pivoted to the economy and unemployment rates, which have been steadily improving since former President Barack Obama's tenure.

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WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 18: U.S. President Donald Trump looks on during an event recognizing the Wounded Warrior Project Soldier Ride in the East Room of the White House, April 18, 2019 in Washington, DC. Today the Department of Justice released special counsel Robert Mueller’s redacted report on Russian election interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Days after President Donald Trump's racist tweets telling four American congresswomen of color to "go back" to their respective countries, Trump and his followers are searching for every semantical and ideological escape hatch to prove the comments aren't racist.

It's not going well.

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