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Restaurant in city where Trump rally held donating profits to immigrants

A restaurant in Greenville, N.C., near President Trump’s Wednesday rally donated its sales for the day to an immigration nonprofit.

Supporters at the rally Wednesday chanted “send her back” about Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.).

In a Wednesday Facebook post ahead of Trump’s rally in the city, The Scullery restaurant shared a photo of a sign placed in the window announcing that “100% of today’s sales will be donated to American Immigration Council in order to help with the immigration crisis at our southern border and to celebrate our diverse community.”

Matthew Scully, the restaurant’s owner, told local news outlet WITN that he wanted to do something positive for the community that brings people together instead of tearing them apart.

{mosads}Wednesday night, after The Scullery announced the decision to donate its daily profits, supporters at Trump’s rally chanted “send her back” after the president launched into a diatribe against Omar.

He accused the first-term lawmaker and Somali refugee of demeaning U.S. service members and minimizing the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

Trump has targeted Omar and three other progressive, minority congresswomen — Democratic Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (N.Y.), Ayanna Pressley (Mass.) and Rashida Tlaib (Mich.) — in recent days, tweeting Sunday that the members should “go back” to where they came from, despite all four being U.S. citizens.

Trump said Thursday that he had attempted to stop the chants at his Wednesday rally by moving on to another topic quickly, but he did not admonish the crowd.

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