/Restaurant in city where Trump rally held donating profits to immigrants | TheHill

Restaurant in city where Trump rally held donating profits to immigrants | TheHill

A restaurant in Greenville, N.C., near President TrumpDonald John TrumpKim Kardashian thanks Trump, Kushner for helping efforts to free A$AP Rocky from Swedish jail North Carolina mayor denounces ‘send her back’ chant after Trump rally Judiciary chair demands Hope Hicks clarify closed-door testimony MORE‘s Wednesday rally donated its sales for the day to an immigration nonprofit.

Supporters at the rally Wednesday chanted “send her back” about Rep. Ilhan OmarIlhan OmarAmash responds to ‘Send her back’ chants at Trump rally: ‘This is how history’s worst episodes begin’ McConnell: Trump ‘on to something’ with attacks on Dem congresswomen Sally Yates: Moral fiber of US being ‘shredded by unapologetic racism’ MORE (D-Minn.).

In a Wednesday Facebook post ahead of Trump’s rally in the city, The Scullery restaurant shared a photo of a sign placed in the window announcing that “100% of today’s sales will be donated to American Immigration Council in order to help with the immigration crisis at our southern border and to celebrate our diverse community.”

Matthew Scully, the restaurant’s owner, told local news outlet WITN that he wanted to do something positive for the community that brings people together instead of tearing them apart.

Wednesday night, after The Scullery announced the decision to donate its daily profits, supporters at Trump’s rally chanted “send her back” after the president launched into a diatribe against Omar.

He accused the first-term lawmaker and Somali refugee of demeaning U.S. service members and minimizing the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

Trump has targeted Omar and three other progressive, minority congresswomen — Democratic Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezTop Missouri newspaper condemns GOP’s ‘shameful silence’ on Trump’s ‘racism’ Restaurant in city where Trump rally held donating profits to immigrants Crowd chanting ‘welcome home Ilhan’ greets Omar at airport MORE (N.Y.), Ayanna PressleyAyanna PressleyAmash responds to ‘Send her back’ chants at Trump rally: ‘This is how history’s worst episodes begin’ McConnell: Trump ‘on to something’ with attacks on Dem congresswomen Sally Yates: Moral fiber of US being ‘shredded by unapologetic racism’ MORE (Mass.) and Rashida TlaibRashida Harbi TlaibAmash responds to ‘Send her back’ chants at Trump rally: ‘This is how history’s worst episodes begin’ McConnell: Trump ‘on to something’ with attacks on Dem congresswomen Sally Yates: Moral fiber of US being ‘shredded by unapologetic racism’ MORE (Mich.) — in recent days, tweeting Sunday that the members should “go back” to where they came from, despite all four being U.S. citizens.

Trump said Thursday that he had attempted to stop the chants at his Wednesday rally by moving on to another topic quickly, but he did not admonish the crowd.