Outspoken World Cup soccer star blasted President ’s comments calling on four progressive congresswomen of color to But Rapinoe also said she was energized by the backlash against Trump.

“It’s disgusting, to be honest,” Rapinoe said Saturday on The , referring to Trump’s tweets against (N.Y.), (Minn.), (Mass.) and (Mich.). “To say it’s disappointing … doesn’t even come close.”

She also called Trump’s “” chant — referring to Omar, the only one of the lawmakers not born in the U.S. — “” in an interview published Saturday in The Charlotte Observer.

She added: “I think we’re one step away from just saying a racial slur on national television from the president of the United States. At every step it’s

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