Trump Blasts 'Savages' — Ocasio-Cortez, Three Other Women of Color, Schiff, Nadler - NBC Southern California
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Trump Blasts 'Savages' — Ocasio-Cortez, Three Other Women of Color, Schiff, Nadler

"Savages" started to trend on Twitter after the president's post, which comes amid a House impeachment inquiry into his dealings with Ukraine

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    President Donald Trump blasted six members of the House of Representatives as "savages" on Saturday morning, NBC News reported.

    "Savages" began to trend on Twitter following the president's post, which comes amid an impeachment inquiry over his dealings with Ukraine.

    Some Twitter users pointed out that Trump's latest broadside against Democrats focused on four women of color as well as the two heads of committees helping to lead the impeachment inquiry — Rep. Jerry Nadler of New York, who chairs the Judiciary Committee and Adam Schiff of California, who leads the Intelligence Committee. 

    "AOC plus 3" apparently refers to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, who is of Puerto Rican heritage, and the three other members of the so-called "squad" of progressive congresswomen: Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, an immigrant from Somalia; Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts, who is black; and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan, who is of Palestinian descent.

    The three are among at least 225 House Democrats who now support some type of impeachment action.