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The Historical Context Behind Trump's Controversial Tweets To Congresswomen31:47
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., left, joined by Rep. Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., and Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., listens during a House Oversight and Reform Committee meeting, on Capitol Hill in Washington (J. Scott Applewhite/AP)
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., left, joined by Rep. Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., and Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., listens during a House Oversight and Reform Committee meeting, on Capitol Hill in Washington (J. Scott Applewhite/AP)

Over the weekend, President Trump singled out four congresswomen, saying they should "go back" to where they came from. While he didn't name them, the four he seems to have targeted are all women of color, freshman congresswomen and American citizens.

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Kimberly Atkins, WBUR senior news correspondent. She tweets @KimberlyEAtkins.

Michael Curry, the former president of the Boston branch of the NAACP and a member of the National NAACP's Board of Directors.

David Shribman, executive editor emeritus of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and former Pulitzer Prize-winning politics correspondent for the Boston Globe. He tweets @ShribmanPG.

This segment aired on July 15, 2019.

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