Poll: 56 percent say telling minorities to 'go back' is racist
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A majority of voters said in a new poll that telling people of color to "go back" to their countries is racist following President TrumpDonald John TrumpSanders apologizes to Biden for supporter's op-ed Jayapal: 'We will end up with another Trump' if the US doesn't elect progressive Democrats: McConnell impeachment trial rules a 'cover up,' 'national disgrace' MORE's comments targeting four minority congresswomen. 

The Fox News poll released Wednesday found that 56 percent of respondents believe telling people of color to "go back" is racist, while 23 percent said it is not and 18 percent said it depends.  

A majority, 63 percent, also said that Trump's tweets about the progressive congresswomen crossed the line, while 27 percent found them to be an acceptable political attack. A significant number of Republicans, 33 percent, joined 88 percent of Democrats in saying the tweets crossed the line.

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Most voters disapprove of how the president handles race relations, with 32 percent approving and 57 percent disapproving. The 25-point gap is only slightly higher than the 22-point gap on the issue in an October poll. 

Fifty-seven percent, including 73 percent of nonwhite respondents, also said they do not believe Trump respects racial minorities. 

Researchers surveyed 1,004 registered voters July 21-23. The poll has a margin of error of 3 percentage points. 

The poll follows Trump's attacks on Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezJayapal: 'We will end up with another Trump' if the US doesn't elect progressive NYT editorial board endorses Warren, Klobuchar for Democratic nomination for president Congressional Progressive Caucus co-chair Jayapal endorses Sanders MORE (D-N.Y.), Ilhan OmarIlhan OmarJayapal: 'We will end up with another Trump' if the US doesn't elect progressive Media's selective outrage exposed in McSally-Raju kerfuffle Congressional Progressive Caucus co-chair Jayapal endorses Sanders MORE (D-Minn.), Rashida TlaibRashida Harbi TlaibJayapal: 'We will end up with another Trump' if the US doesn't elect progressive Congressional Progressive Caucus co-chair Jayapal endorses Sanders Sanders, Warren battle for progressive endorsements MORE (D-Mich.) and Ayanna PressleyAyanna PressleyJayapal: 'We will end up with another Trump' if the US doesn't elect progressive Congressional Progressive Caucus co-chair Jayapal endorses Sanders Sanders, Warren battle for progressive endorsements MORE (D-Mass.), in which he suggested they should "go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came."

Three of the lawmakers were born in the U.S. and one, Omar, came to the U.S. as a refugee. All are U.S. citizens. 

The House voted largely along party lines to condemn the tweets as racist, with a handful of Republicans and an Independent joining Democrats in the rebuke.