Senate Minority Leader Charles SchumerChuck SchumerDemocrats seek to calm nervous left Biden says he won't sign bipartisan bill without reconciliation bill The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Senators, White House to meet on potential infrastructure deal MORE (D-N.Y.) blasted Republicans on Monday over the silence with which many have responded to President TrumpDonald Trump Pence said he's 'proud' Congress certified Biden's win on Jan. 6 Americans put the most trust in their doctor for COVID-19 information: poll OVERNIGHT DEFENSE: Biden administration to evacuate Afghans who helped US l Serious differences remain between US and Iran on nuclear talks l US, Turkish officials meet to discuss security plans for Afghan airport MORE's tweets telling four Democratic congresswomen of color to "go back" to their home countries. 
 
Schumer, speaking from the Senate floor, said Trump's comments "drip with racism" and questioned if Republicans weren't commenting "out of embarrassment or agreement." 
 
"Where are you when something this serious, this bigoted, this un-American happens? If you're saying to yourself, 'Well, he got us our big tax credit. Well, he's taking regulations off big corporations. ... We have to go along with this racism,' you are making a deal with the devil," Schumer said. 
 
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Schumer added that people who refuse to denounce Trump's comments are "fellow travelers on the president's racist road, whatever their motivation" and said their responses were "insufficient and un-American." 

Trump sparked fierce and widespread backlash — largely from Democrats — on Sunday when he targeted a group of unidentified progressive congresswomen "who originally came from countries whose governments are a complete and total catastrophe."

In the tweets, which appeared to be directed at Democratic Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezOn The Money: Biden announces bipartisan deal on infrastructure, but Democratic leaders hold out for more Democrats seek to calm nervous left McConnell slams Biden for already 'caving' to left on infrastructure deal MORE (N.Y.), Ilhan OmarIlhan OmarYoung Turks founder on Democratic establishment: 'They lie nonstop' Hillary Clinton backs Shontel Brown in Ohio congressional race The Hill's Morning Report - Dems to go-it-alone on infrastructure as bipartisan plan falters MORE (Minn.), Rashida TlaibRashida Harbi TlaibHouse Republicans introduce resolution to censure the 'squad' Progressives rally behind Omar while accusing her critics of bias Omar: I wasn't equating terrorist organizations with democratic countries MORE (Mich.) and Ayanna PressleyAyanna PressleyDemocrats urge Biden to extend moratorium on student loan payments The Memo: Some Democrats worry rising crime will cost them It's past time we elect a Black woman governor MORE (Mass.), the president said they should "go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came."  

All four have been outspoken critics of the Trump administration, and Omar and Tlaib in particular have questioned the relationship between the U.S. and Israel, prompting pushback from Republicans. All four are U.S. citizens, and only Omar was born outside the U.S.
 
Trump doubled down on his comments Monday during an event at the White House, denying that he was being racist and expressing no remorse when told that white nationalist groups found common cause with his message.

“It doesn’t concern me because many people agree with me,” Trump told reporters on the South Lawn of the White House during an event designed to highlight American manufacturing.
 
Republicans have largely remained silent about Trump's comments, which initially took place when they were scattered across the country over the weekend. 
 
 
"I’m going to be taking questions tomorrow after lunch at the stakeout. I’d be happy to respond then," he told a group of reporters. 
 
 
“Instead of sharing how the Democratic Party’s far-left, pro-socialist policies — not to mention the hateful language some of their members have used towards law enforcement and Jews — are wrong for the future of our nation, the President interjected with unacceptable personal attacks and racially offensive language,” Sen. Tim ScottTimothy (Tim) Eugene ScottLawmakers come to bipartisan framework agreement on police reform The Hill's 12:30 Report - Presented by Facebook - Biden to review infrastructure deal Thousands sent to emergency rooms every year due to violent police encounters: investigation MORE (S.C.), the only black Republican senator, said in a statement.

Schumer said he will follow in the footsteps of Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiEquilibrium/Sustainability — Presented by NextEra Energy — Set millions of tires on fire, pay less than ,000 On The Money: Biden announces bipartisan deal on infrastructure, but Democratic leaders hold out for more Democrats seek to calm nervous left MORE (D-Calif.), who plans to introduce a House resolution condemning Trump's tweets, and he urged Republicans to support it.

"Speaker Pelosi has said that the House will introduce a resolution denouncing the president's comments. Our intention is to do the same in the Senate. We'll see. We'll see just how many Republicans will sign on," he said.