The US House of Representatives is preparing to vote to condemn Donald Trump for the tweets he wrote this week regarding several Congresswomen, which have been widely characterized as racist. Are there any real ramifications of this action, or is it a purely symbolic act? The vote is expected to go along party lines, so it may seem like mostly a political statement.
For those complaining about my characterization of the tweets, it's in the title of the resolution:
Condemning President Trump's racist comments directed at Members of Congress.
The tweet that started this controversy was:
So interesting to see “Progressive” Democrat Congresswomen, who originally came from countries whose governments are a complete and total catastrophe, the worst, most corrupt and inept anywhere in the world (if they even have a functioning government at all), now loudly nd viciously telling the people of the United States, the greatest and most powerful Nation on earth, how our government is to be run. Why don’t they go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came. Then come back and show us how it is done. These places need your help badly, you can’t leave fast enough. I’m sure that Nancy Pelosi would be very happy to quickly work out free travel arrangements!
3 of the 4 Congresswomen he refers to were born in America, so his suggestion that they "go back ... from which they came" is also ignorant.