Trump Distances Himself From Attack on Omar: I Didn't Say 'Send Her Back,' My Supporters Did

President denies he made the comment against Omar, who was one of the targets of racist tweets in which he called on freshmen congresswomen to go back to 'broken places they came from'

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Trump shows a print-out with tweets carrying the image of Congresswoman Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., during a Cabinet meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, in Washington, Tuesday, July 16, 2019.
Trump shows a print-out with tweets carrying the image of Congresswoman Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., during a Cabinet meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, in Washington, Tuesday, July 16, 2019.Credit: Alex Brandon,AP

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