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President Trump returns to Twitter to defend Saturday's tweets and says Cummings has "failed badly!"

Posted at 12:05 PM, Jul 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-28 15:13:27-04

BALTIMORE — Early Sunday morning, President Donald Trump returned to Twitter to defend his series of tweets that were directed at U.S. Representative Elijah Cummings.

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President Trump said Saturday morning, in one of his tweets, that Rep. Cummings' district "is a disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess" and that "no human being would want to live there."

However, since publishing those tweets, Trump has been accused of being racist.

On Sunday, he returned to defend those statements by tweeting that "there is nothing wrong with bringing out the very obvious fact that Congressman Elijah Cummings has done a very poor job for his district and the City of Baltimore."

He also accused the Democrats of always playing the Race Card.