Hillary Clinton responds to Trump tweets telling Dem lawmakers to 'go back' to their countries

Former Secretary of State Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonOmar endorses progressive Georgia Democrat running for House seat Bernie Sanders's Super Tuesday problem Democrats worried about Trump's growing strength MORE on Sunday hit back at President TrumpDonald John TrumpCensus Bureau spends millions on ad campaign to mitigate fears on excluded citizenship question Bloomberg campaign: Primary is two-way race with Sanders Democratic senator meets with Iranian foreign minister MORE after he tweeted that a group of progressive Democrats should "go back" to their home countries.

"They're from America, and you're right about one thing: Currently their government is a complete and total catastrophe," Clinton tweeted.

Trump earlier on Sunday said that "'Progressive' Democrat Congresswomen" should "go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came" before criticizing policies in the U.S. 

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The tweets seemed to be directed at Reps. Ilhan OmarIlhan OmarOmar endorses progressive Georgia Democrat running for House seat Tlaib says she held Omar's hand during 'triggering' moments at Trump's State of the Union speech Key House Democrat says Perez must go: 'He doesn't lead on anything' MORE (D-Minn.), Rashida TlaibRashida Harbi TlaibOmar endorses progressive Georgia Democrat running for House seat Will Bernie have to turn on his bros? Rashida Tlaib detained by police during protest against low wages at Detroit airport MORE (D-Mich.), Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezHouse Oversight accuses Border Patrol of blocking investigation into secret Facebook group Company to provide free clothing to any female candidate The Democratic demolition derby MORE (D-N.Y.) and Ayanna PressleyAyanna PressleyTlaib says she held Omar's hand during 'triggering' moments at Trump's State of the Union speech Pressley slams trolls over alopecia comments Pramila Jayapal endorses Democrat Henry Cuellar's primary challenger MORE (D-Mass.). 

As Clinton pointed out, Tlaib, Ocasio-Cortez and Pressley were all born in the U.S.

Omar was born in Mogadishu, Somalia. Her family fled the war-torn nation, initially finding refuge in Kenya before migrating to the U.S. as refugees in the early 1990s.  

Trump's attack on the first-year lawmakers has been met with universal pushback from the Democratic Party.