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Republican backlash trickles in on Trump's racist tweets

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President Trump's racist tweets over the weekend attacking Democratic congresswomen of color are beginning to draw some pushback from his Republican colleagues.

What they're saying: Republicans have begun to condemn the president's comments — with Michigan Rep. Fred Upton saying that he was "appalled" and found the president's rhetoric "flat out wrong and uncalled for."