The UK decries racism

The news is out: [Dozens of UK politicians including Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and Mayor Sadiq Khan have backed a message of solidarity to Ilhan Omar and three other congresswomen targeted by Donald Trump.
In a letter sent to Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib and Ayanna Pressley, the group have condemned Mr Trump’s tweets in which he suggested the women should “go back” to their home countries – despite all four being American citizens.
“We are disgusted by Donald Trump’s attack on you. His blatant, unashamed racism has appalled people around the world,” the signatories to the letter wrote.
“You embody the best of America. Its diversity is its strength. Thank you for showing the world that America can still provide leadership to be proud of, even when the White House has abdicated that role.
“We stand in solidarity with you.”

The letter has been signed by:
Nick Lowles, CEO, HOPE not hate
Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London
Tim Roache, General Secretary, GMB
Rushanara Ali MP
Marsha De Cordova MP
Chi Onwurah MP
Mike Amesbury MP
Tonia Antoniazzi MP
Hilary Benn MP
Luciana Berger MP
Yvette Cooper MP
Tom Copley AM
Jeremy Corbyn MP
Angela Eagle MP
Gill Furniss MP
Ruth George MP
Roger Godsiff MP
Louise Haigh MP
Margaret Hodge MP
Sharon Hodgson MP
Baroness Hughes of Stretford
Diana Johnson MP
Ruth Jones MP
Barbara Keeley MP
Afzal Khan MP
Baroness Lister of Burtersett
Caroline Lucas MP
Sandy Martin MP
Catherine McKinnell MP
Anna McMorrin MP
Lisa Nandy MP
Jess Phillips MP
Yasmin Qureshi MP
Angela Rayner MP
Paula Sherriff MP
Valerie Vaz MP
Tom Watson MP
Leanne Wood AM
Baron Wood of Anfield
Manuel Cortes, General Secretary, TSSA
Sam Tarry, President and Chair, CLASS
and 13,809 other HOPE not hate supporters]

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