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 says he doesn't want NYT in the White House Veterans group backs lawsuits to halt Trump's use of military funding for border wall Schiff punches back after GOP censure resolution fails 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 to serve another term as prime minister after Liberals win plurality The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Better Medicare Alliance - Trump has had a rough October Is Trudeau on the verge of a shocking reversal of fortune? 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 OmarNorth Dakota GOP state lawmaker shares debunked photo, calls Omar a 'terrorist' These 3 women are defining the race to unseat Trump Ocasio-Cortez says endorsing Sanders early is 'the most authentic decision' she could make 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-CortezDemocratic strategist: Sanders seeking distance from Warren could 'backfire' These 3 women are defining the race to unseat Trump CBS to Ocasio-Cortez on Sanders support: 'As a woman of color, why back an old white guy?' MORE (N.Y.), Ayanna PressleyAyanna PressleyThese 3 women are defining the race to unseat Trump Ocasio-Cortez mourns Cummings: 'A devastating loss for our country' Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle mourn Cummings MORE (Mass.) and Rashida TlaibRashida Harbi TlaibOcasio-Cortez says endorsing Sanders early is 'the most authentic decision' she could make Ocasio-Cortez: Sanders' heart attack was a 'gut check' moment Ocasio-Cortez tweets endorsement of Sanders 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 McCarthyHouse rejects GOP measure censuring Schiff Poll: 14 percent of GOP voters say Trump should be impeached Turkey sanctions face possible wall in GOP Senate MORE (Calif.), House Republican Conference Vice Chairman Mark WalkerBradley (Mark) Mark WalkerGOP lawmakers offer new election security measure California inspires other states to push to pay college athletes To boost minority serving institutions, bipartisan Future Act needs immediate action MORE (N.C.) and Sen. Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioTurkey says soldier killed despite cease-fire in Syria White House staggers after tumultuous 48 hours Erdoğan got the best of Trump, experts warn 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.