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 TrumpBiden says voters should choose who nominates Supreme Court justice Trump, Biden will not shake hands at first debate due to COVID-19 Pelosi: Trump Supreme Court pick 'threatens' Affordable Care Act 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 TrudeauCanada says former ambassador to US violated conflict-of-interest law No new Canadian COVID-19 deaths reported for first time since mid-March Trudeau announces millions for first 'Black Entrepreneurship Program' 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 OmarOmar urges Democrats to focus on nonvoters over 'disaffected Trump voters' Omar fires back at Trump over rally remarks: 'This is my country' Trump attacks Omar for criticizing US: 'How did you do where you came from?' 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-CortezWill Democrats attempt to pack the Supreme Court again? On The Money: Anxious Democrats push for vote on COVID-19 aid | Pelosi, Mnuchin ready to restart talks | Weekly jobless claims increase | Senate treads close to shutdown deadline McCarthy says there will be a peaceful transition if Biden wins MORE (N.Y.), Ayanna PressleyAyanna PressleyEnding the Hyde Amendment is no longer on the backburner Fauci, Black Lives Matter founders included on Time's 100 Most Influential People list Trump attacks Omar for criticizing US: 'How did you do where you came from?' MORE (Mass.) and Rashida TlaibRashida Harbi TlaibTrump attacks Omar for criticizing US: 'How did you do where you came from?' George Conway: 'Trump is like a practical joke that got out of hand' Pelosi endorses Kennedy in Massachusetts Senate primary challenge 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 McCarthySunday shows preview: Lawmakers prepare for SCOTUS confirmation hearings before election House to vote on resolution affirming peaceful transition of power Ginsburg becomes the first woman to lie in state in the Capitol MORE (Calif.), House Republican Conference Vice Chairman Mark WalkerBradley (Mark) Mark WalkerJoe Biden has long forgotten North Carolina: Today's visit is too late Mike Johnson to run for vice chairman of House GOP conference The Hill's Morning Report - Sponsored by National Industries for the Blind - Woodward book revelations rock Washington MORE (N.C.) and Sen. Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioSunday shows preview: Lawmakers prepare for SCOTUS confirmation hearings before election GOP lawmakers distance themselves from Trump comments on transfer of power McConnell pushes back on Trump: 'There will be an orderly transition' 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.