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I will tell you that president Donald trump's tweets and comments suggesting for non white US Congress woman should go back to the countries they came from have been widely condemned by Democrats and others as racist but conspicuously absent amid the uproar trumps fellow Republicans only a few have stepped up to question trumps words in so far none of the GOP's top elected leaders have weighed in at all as trump doubles down if you're not happy here you can leave Republican senator Lindsey Graham who once pledged to hold trump accountable for race speeding or trump to quote aim higher but he is also slammed New York representative Alexandria %HESITATION because you Cortez in three other lawmakers on fox and friends and anti semitic from said Graham has an even stronger view than his own and he said that communists I'm saying that this socialist definitely senator Mitt Romney of Utah in the past the fervent critic of trump when his comments crossed the line has this time kept his silence in either the top ranking Republicans in the Senate and the house Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and house minority leader Kevin McCarthy has issued any kind of statement or tweet on trump's attacks which also targeted trump critics kill Han Omar I Jana Presley in Rasheed totally a few Republican lawmakers have broken ranks and issued rebukes Mike Turner tweeted Donald trump's tweets from this weekend were racist and he should apologize the otherwise mute response from Republican suggests the party may already be resigned to trump's polarizing rhetoric heading into the twenty twenty elections