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the White House and so they've forced to defend fresh tweets by the president after Donald trump's latest attacks on minority Democrats over the weekend Donald Trump fired off more than a dozen tweets against house oversight committee chairman Elijah Cummings who represents predominantly African American parts of Baltimore trump called Cummings district rat infested and claimed quote no human being would want to live there %HESITATION human being would want to live there when Donald Trump attacks this is being perceived as racist you understand why I understand why but that doesn't mean that it's racist the president is pushing back against what he sees as wrong it's how it's done in the past and he'll continue to do in the future the White House acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney told CBS news on Sunday the president was angry about representative Cummings is criticism over conditions at U. S. immigration detention centers the mayor of Baltimore sought differently this present have have a history of techno tacky minorities %HESITATION intact the Congress women he's a technological means who else is he going to chop ignited a backlash when he targeted for progressive democratic Congress women who are either black Hispanic or Muslim suggesting they go back to the places they came from injecting divisive rhetoric widely criticized as racist has worried some Republicans as political parties and to the twenty twenty presidential race but advisers close to the president told The Washington Post the tone may appeal to white working class voters chums latest attack on comings and his district sparked a backlash from Baltimore residents who tweeted their hometown pride with a hash tag we are Baltimore the Baltimore sun authored an editorial lambasting the president ending with a line quote better to have some vermin living in your neighborhood then to be one