TULSA, Okla. — Oklahoma Rep. Tom Cole said Monday he is "deeply disappointed" in a racist tweet made by President Donald Trump over the weekend.
Trump suggested Sunday in a series of tweets that "Progressive Democrat Congresswomen" should "go back" to where they "originally" came from, despite the fact that they are American citizens.
Cole said the language Trump used "demeans the office of the presidency."
Still, Cole voted against condemning Trump's remarks when the House passed a resolution doing so on Tuesday.
Senator James Lankford and Rep. Frank Lucas talked about the situation on KRMG:
Rep. Markwayne Mullin posted the following video reaction to Trump's tweets on his Facebook page:
Rep. Kendra Horn posted a statement to Facebook after the House of Representatives voted to condemn Trump's remarks.
We have not yet heard responses from the rest of Oklahoma's congressional delegation: Rep. Kevin Hern, or Sen. Jim Inhofe. Lucas and Hern voted against the House resolution to condemn the president's remarks.
Shortly after Trump wrote the tweets, Republican Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt sent a tweet of his own welcoming all immigrants to the city.
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