Plus, Tory candidates declare Irish backstop dead, Khan rejects the Tulip tower and Italian police seize far-right weapons stash.
“Don’t take the bait”
The four Democratic congresswomen targeted by Donald Trump’s racist attacks have dismissed his remarks as a “disruption and a distraction” and have urged Americans “not to take the bait”. Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley and Rashida Tlaib spoke out at a press conference after Trump tweeted that they should “go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came”. With the exception of Omar, who moved to the …read more
Source: New Statesman