US President Donald Trump denied being a racist after commenting on a black Democratic Congressman and the US City of Baltimore "Disgusting Rat and Rodent Disorder" .
Several leading Democrats, including Parliament Speaker Nancy Pelosi, criticized the president for his language racism.
"There is nothing racist about what most people already know that Elijah Cummings has done a terrible job for the people in his district," the president wrote in one of several tweets on Sunday.
Dems always play the racing card if they can not win with facts, "he wrote.
As chairman of the House Oversight Committee, Mr. Cummings has launched a series of investigations into the Trump administration, including dealing with migrants in detention centers.
President Trump's remarks came just weeks after he was arrested for another Tweet calling for four Democratic congressmen – all women – to return to the places they were considered "criminal."
All four congressmen – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib, Ayanna Pressley, and Ilhan Omar – are American citizens, three were born in the US, one, Ilhan Omar came to the USA as a child refugee.