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Walden condemns President Trump’s tweets, comments on congresswomen

Oregon congressman Greg Walden (R-Hood River) speaks during a town hall meeting in Vale recently. Walden issued a statement today disapproving of President Donald Trump's recent statements regarding four female congresswomen. (The Enterprise/File).

VALE – Rep. Greg Walden, Oregon's sole Republican federal lawmaker, joined a growing chorus of criticism Tuesday regarding a series of statements and tweets by President Donald Trump.

Sunday the President tweeted a long statement aimed at “progressive Democratic congresswomen who originally came from countries whose governments are a complete and total catastrophe” and asked “Why don’t they go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested place from which they came.”

The comments were apparently aimed at four minority congresswomen: Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-New York), Ilhan Omar (D-Minnesota), Ayanna S. Pressley (D-Massachusetts) and . . .