EU official in Canada says he feels 'at home' there because no one was shouting 'send him back'

EU official in Canada says he feels 'at home' there because no one was shouting 'send him back'

European Council President Donald Tusk seemingly knocked President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump pushes back on recent polling data, says internal numbers are 'strongest we've had so far' Illinois state lawmaker apologizes for photos depicting mock assassination of Trump Scaramucci assembling team of former Cabinet members to speak out against Trump MORE on Thursday, saying during a visit to Montreal that he felt welcomed because no one shouted “send him back.”

“I feel at home in Montreal for many reasons,” said Tusk, standing alongside Canadian Prime Minister Justin TrudeauJustin Pierre James TrudeauTrudeau visits Vancouver gay bar to mark city's LGBT Pride week EU official in Canada says he feels 'at home' there because no one was shouting 'send him back' Trudeau rips Trump over attacks on Democratic lawmakers: 'That is not how we do things in Canada' MORE during a news conference. “Also, because I didn’t hear anyone shouting ‘send him back.’ ”

Tusk’s dig comes the day after attendees at Trump’s North Carolina rally on Wednesday night erupted in “send her back” chants after he attacked Rep. Ilhan OmarIlhan OmarWorld Jewish Congress condemns Tlaib for suggesting boycott of Bill Maher's show A lesson of the Trump, Tlaib, Omar, Netanyahu affair Tlaib suggests boycotting Maher show after he calls anti-Israel boycott movement 'bulls--- purity test' MORE (D-Minn.).

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Omar is one of four minority, progressive lawmakers to be targeted by the president in recent days, with Trump on Sunday calling for Omar and fellow freshman Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezRepublicans plot comeback in New Jersey Joseph Kennedy mulling primary challenge to Markey in Massachusetts The latest victims of the far-left's environmental zealotry: Long Islanders MORE (N.Y.), Ayanna PressleyAyanna PressleyJoseph Kennedy mulling primary challenge to Markey in Massachusetts Ocasio-Cortez brushes off Trump tweet claiming she is 'fuming' over Tlaib, Omar attention Trump finds consistent foil in 'Squad' MORE (Mass.) and Rashida TlaibRashida Harbi TlaibWorld Jewish Congress condemns Tlaib for suggesting boycott of Bill Maher's show F-bombs away: Why lawmakers are cursing now more than ever A lesson of the Trump, Tlaib, Omar, Netanyahu affair MORE (Mich.) to “go back” to their home countries, despite the fact all four are U.S. citizens.

“The comments were hurtful, wrong and completely unacceptable,” Trudeau said at the news conference, according to Bloomberg. “And I want everyone in Canada to know that those comments are completely unacceptable and should not be allowed or encouraged in Canada.”

Trump’s comments have earned widespread backlash among congressional Democrats, with the House on Tuesday approving a resolution to condemn his tweets.

After the Wednesday night rally, GOP lawmakers including House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthyKevin Owen McCarthyI'm not a Nazi, I'm just a dude: What it's like to be the other Steve King Trump finds consistent foil in 'Squad' Tlaib says she won't visit Israel after being treated like 'a criminal' MORE (Calif.), House Republican Conference Vice Chairman Mark WalkerBradley (Mark) Mark WalkerOn The Money: House passes sweeping budget, debt limit deal | Dem court filing defends powers to get Trump's NY tax returns | Debt collectors to pay M to settle consumer bureau charges House passes sweeping budget, debt limit deal Romney to vote against budget deal: Agreement 'perpetuates fiscal recklessness' MORE (N.C.) and Sen. Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioTrump moves forward with F-16 sale to Taiwan opposed by China The Hill's Morning Report — Trump and the new Israel-'squad' controversy Trump crosses new line with Omar, Tlaib, Israel move MORE (Fla.) have denounced the chants.

Trump said Thursday that he disagreed with the chants, despite letting them go for more than 10 seconds before continuing his remarks.